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One of the Best College Application Essays We’ve Seen…

‘Tis the season for College Application Essays. We recently had the pleasure of reading this wonderful essay from Elias Schultz (currently a Freshman at prestigious Amherst College in Massachusetts).

It’s young people like Eli who are heralds of a new generation. Bravo Eli !!!  You also write beautifully!

“When I started the process of looking for […]

What is Dyslexia? Hollywood Screenwriter Max Brooks Tells Congress

Excerpt: “Dyslexia forced me to think outside the conventional cube and maybe that manner of thinking is why I’ve been invited to speak at the US Naval War College, at West Point, at various military and homeland security exercises and at a few strategic studies groups that I probably shouldn’t be talking about here. […]

Dyslexia Accommodations for College Exams – PSAT, SAT, and ACT

​Although recent scientific research has shed light on the biological basis of dyslexia, many students with dyslexia face practical hurdles, one of the most recent in the news, a Yale medical student recently denied extended time accommodations by the United States Medical Licensing Exam for his medical boards.

 

Word Skips and Reading Mistakes on Test Questions 

A major […]

SAT and Dyslexia – Battling the College Board

Excerpt: “Since 2003, the percentage of applications that are denied has quietly and rapidly risen by 25 percent, even though the number of test takers who are identified with legitimate learning disabilities has grown. A mere 2 percent take the test with accommodations, contrasted with the 10 to 20 percent of kids who probably […]

Science, College, and Dyslexia – Top Young Scientist Melissa Rey

Pomona College student in Cognitive Sciences, Melissa was named America’s Top Young Scientist by Discovery 3M, in addition to receiving the Smart Kids with LD Youth Achievement Award and Buick Achievers Scholarship ($25,000 per year for college). Melissa also designed and co-organized Summer Science Camp for Girls which is now in its 3rd year.

Melissa […]