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Children’s or Childrens’: Understanding Proper Usage of the Possessive Noun

Some people get confused about whether to use children’s or childrens’. Many people wonder where the apostrophe should go and if the letter “s” should come after children. “Children’s” is the correct plural possessive form when something belongs to, is possessed, or is controlled by children collectively, as in “the children’s recreational center” since children …

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ADCOMS: Understanding Their Role in College Admissions

One thing people worry about most when applying for college is what happens after they submit their application. Often, they are concerned with who makes the final admissions decision. The group of people responsible for these actions is known as adcom’s. ADCOMS stands for Admissions Committee’s and they play a very important role in the …

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HYPSM: Meaning and Significance to Students

Many students have long-standing dreams of getting into a particularly prestigious institution, whether for a popular athletics program, a family history of attendance, or for a renowned program of study that nearly guarantees post-graduation success. Some think the benefit of getting into an HYPSM school exceeds the benefit of any other elite schools and outweighs …

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Students with Disabilities: Research-Based Best Practices Parents Should Know When Working with Schools

The word “inclusive” is easy to define and understand – it simply means to “include all.” But an inclusive education is not always quite so simple, and when classrooms are filled with thirty or more students with varying levels of need and ability, to include all can become a challenge to put into practice.  The …

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