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Not Just Second High School education

What is an education?   Seems like such a simple question. I travel for Maranatha, and when I speak to students about school I ask them this question. Most answers revolve around ‘learning’, ‘learning new things’, ‘gaining skills for a job’. Most of the answers...

3 Reasons you should travel on a college tour

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert First, students at Maranatha have many different opportunities to push themselves to learn outside of the classroom. These opportunities range anywhere from the Ranger...
Communication

Communication

When talking about college readiness, there can be a lot of questions that should come to your mind. “What should I be doing?” “What tests should I be taking?” “Who should I be talking to?” “What all do I have to do before I get accepted?” If you are already...
The Big Deal about the SAT

The Big Deal about the SAT

Ahh the ominous SATs. Did you know that my middle school and high school made us take our SATs every year? Evidently that’s not a thing with other schools though. Some people.   Regardless if your school makes you take them every year or only once, the SATs, like...
The Big Deal about the ACT

The Big Deal about the ACT

If you are a high school student and you are still reading this post even after reading the title, congratulations! Give the person next to you (or yourself because that’s cool too) a big ‘ol high-five. So what’s the big deal about the ACTs? ACT testing can be...
Are you a Freshman or a "Freshman"

Are you a Freshman or a "Freshman"

There are many types of college students. These are our types of freshman:   The  athlete- you can tell these freshman by the fact they cling very heavily to the team they are a part of for at least the first couple of weeks in order to avoid looking like a...