Studying for the SAT? Practice makes perfect!

Practice SAT exam in Wilmington, DelawareSAT scores aren’t generally the only deciding factor for getting into college, but they do matter more to some colleges than others, according to Peterson’s, one of the most accurate sources for admissions information. In fact, the National Association for College Admission Counseling found that larger institutions tend to consider test scores more intently, while small exclusive schools are likely to place equal importance on all aspects of your application.

Upcoming 2018-2019 SAT Test Dates

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Benefits of SAT Test Prep

While scoring a perfect 1600 on the …

Need $10,000 for college tuition? Apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship TODAY

The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding students who have succeeded desspite adversity. The award is funded in honor of Association Member John W. Rollins, Sr.

Applicants must have a strong commitment to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited institution. Each applicant must also demonstrate involvement in co-curricular and community activities.

State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.  The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

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NEW! SAT Practice Exam Scheduled for November 10, 2018

How top students prepare for the SATIt’s the most important test your teen may ever take.

To help him succeed, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. is offering a $15 SAT Practice Test on Saturday, November 10,  8:30 – 1:00 p.m., at its Wilmington, Delaware Education Center.

The event will recreate the SAT test experience for students as closely as possible including actual full-length SAT tests, room set-up, proctoring, scoring and timing.

Space is limited to 18 students and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required before 5 pm November 2, 2018

Students should arrive at 8:00 am. Test begins promptly at

Why should students consider Early Action or Early Decision college applications?

Benefits of Early Decision and Early Action College ApplicationsFor savvy high school seniors, the college visits have already been completed, the SAT scores are in the bag, an impressive list of accomplishments and extracurriculars has been compiled, and only one task remains: the college application essay.

If your high school senior is on the exciting journey to college, this can be a stressful time for teens and families. If your teen would like to take some of the pressure off senior year, apply early, and have a decision made before the typical spring notifications, there are a couple of options.

But, it is important to understand the responsibilities …

Join Back to Basics for free family fun! Red Clay Family Resource Fair is November 3

Join Back to Basics for free family fun! Red Clay Family Resource Fair is November 3The Red Clay Consolidated School District’s Parent Advisory Council, (RCPAC) will host the 12th Annual Family Resource Fair on Saturday, Nov. 3  at John Dickinson High School (1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE ) from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the school cafeteria and gymnasium.

This free, fun-filled family event invites students, their families and the community at large to enjoy opportunities, learn strategies, and gather information from area education resources. While there, families will be able to meet and obtain information from schools and district and representatives. In addition, essential community partners and educational agencies, such as Back …