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Stat of the Week

More than a quarter of Indiana high school students who enroll in an Indiana public college need remediation (28%).

Source: Indiana Commission of Higher Education

The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools and Techniques for Acing High School and College

ffering straight talk, tips and first-hand advice from valedictorians, Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, and Stefanie Weisman, a lifelong top student, this book will help students learn how to make academic excellence a lifestyle.  

Make the Grade: Everything You Need to Study Better, Stress Less and Succeed in School

In this volume, students learn time management skills, how to construct an essay, memorization tricks, how to study effectively, and much more; information that takes readers step-by-step through the basics for achieving success.



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