This is the time of year that many schools visit Jamaica. We would be at the airport picking up, dropping off, arranging group meetings at the office or at the Stella maris auditorium. We would be collecting brochures, pennants and all the tchotchkes that schools give to our students. We would meet all new representatives with the knowledge that they would take back with them our engaging students and cut a clean path to victory for acceptance to school next Fall.
Well, this is Covid 2020. So everything is practically done online. Schools are hosting their fairs and meetings online. So if you have been reading the blog astutely, you would know that we have been hosting a number of schools who would have been visiting Jamaica but cannot at this stage.
So we have all been trying to live within the norm of the Covid 19 pandemic. A strange norm it is. As of March 2020, the SAT exam was cancelled. LSAT went online for Jamaica for the first time. GRE exams proceeded as well as GMAT as they had already been digitized. Students were refunded their fees for the march exam. They threw themselves back at the task of preparing for the October exam as the mighty College Board assured us, despite the pandemic that they were proceeding.
Pandemonium has set in again. Last week, we heard that Campion bailed out, cancelling their SAT sitting and refunding a few students. Interesting! American School of Kingston advised us to watch out and call a few days before the exam. We still have had no word from Priory aka Libert...
This is a special blog. We have included advisories from several universities. Read through, sign on and join their tours. If you need more detailed information on the schools, just ask me.
These are going at a good clip. If not on board, get on now.
For SAT: www.collegeboard.org
For SSAT: www.ssat.org
For LSAT: www.lsac.org
Time to check deadlines and register.
As many of your students begin their college application process, we wanted to share with you how they can learn more about Carnegie Mellon University's campus, academics and student life through our online visit opportunities. Prospective students can:
Does it really? With a spike in COVID, it is back to school online. But the consensus is that most students prefer in the classroom teaching. But they do not want to conform to the rules of masks and social distancing. So here come the new entrepreneurs, online learning extra lessons.
Two past Campionites, of Stanford and Dartmouth fame, are starting online CSEC classes. Both are smart. Should really assist the CSEC learning. I mean really assist. So here goes, I am promoting their online program: launchlearningplatform.com. I think they are going to be great as both young ladies had placed first in the island for Physics and Maths. Get the help you need.
I DO HOPE YOU ALL ABIDED BY THE RULES THIS PAST WEEKEND: SOCIAL DISTANCING AN...