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Education Readings December 2nd

By Allan Alach

I welcome suggested articles, so if you come across a gem, email it to me at allanalach@inspire.net.nz 1,086 more words


LSAT Blues

Back in September of 2016 I took the LSAT for the first time. I prepared the best way that I could through practice. I was not nervous nor was I panicked while taking the exam. 666 more words

Law School

Executive Report - PISA 2015: brace for impact

What is the PISA standardized test?

PISA stands for Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and is a two-hour standardized test that attempts to assess the competencies of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science in 72 different countries. 325 more words


Applying to NYC's Public High Schools

In New York City, we have what is called a “choice” system when it comes to the high school applications process. Students can choose from more than 400 high schools and over 700 programs the city has to offer and rank up to twelve of them on the regular high school application form. 494 more words

Education Readings November 9th

By Allan Alach

The more observant ones amongst you will have noticed that this week’s readings are published earlier than usual. We are heading off to the north of New Zealand tomorrow for a 10 day break – neither of us have been there before, so it’s a new adventure for us. 1,377 more words



Photo by DC College Counseling

This past Saturday, I took the dreaded SAT. I sat in a room for 5 hours taking a test that will basically determine my future. 142 more words

The Moral Crisis

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

The Moral Crisis 1,280 more words