• founded 1986
  • Two schools, the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, also known as "TJHSST", (founded 1986) in Fairfax County, Virginia and Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies, also known as "MLWGSGIS", (founded 1991) in Richmond are full-fledged four-year university preparatory programs and two-year programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • students
  • Students are admitted from every region of the state through a selective admissions process. (wikipedia.org)
  • TAMS was established on June 23, 1987 by the 70th Texas Legislature, in order to provide high school students an opportunity to take advanced coursework in math, science, and engineering. (wikipedia.org)
  • TAMS differs from other state-supported residential math and science schools in that the academy offers students the opportunity to complete two years of college concurrently with the last two years of high school. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the selectivity of its admissions process, TAMS has traditionally had a strong academic culture among its students. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2013 the average SAT score for TAMS students was 2121, the second highest of any school in Texas and tenth highest in the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • TAMS students take UNT classes for their two years at TAMS, and graduate with a TAMS high school diploma as well as a UNT college transcript with a minimum of 57 hours of transferable college credits. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Governor's Schools are a collection of regional magnet high schools and summer programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia intended for gifted students. (wikipedia.org)
  • Virginia Governor's Schools provide some of the state's most able students academically and artistically challenging programs beyond those offered in their home schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the support of the Virginia Board of Education and the General Assembly, the Governor's Schools currently serve in their various forms around 1000 gifted students from all parts of the Commonwealth. (wikipedia.org)
  • One hundred Stafford public high school students were selected as "day students" and 100 public high school students from across the state were invited to be "on campus" students and were housed at the then Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Begun in 1973 at the behest of Governor Linwood Holton, the first incarnation of the Governor's School program included summer residential sessions for 400 gifted students from across the Commonwealth. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Virginia Department of Education, in conjunction with localities, sponsors regional academic-year Governor's Schools that serve gifted high school students during the academic year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most schools specialize in a particular subject, and each serves a single region, only accepting students whose parents or guardians live within a predefined list of nearby cities or counties. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second wave (1970-1986) focused on holistically scored tests where the students' actual writing began to be assessed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The school also has a long history of offering professional and distance education, and provides a variety of amenities and opportunities to students and degree-earning alumni. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since its establishment in 1910, it is estimated that 500,000 students have taken a course at the Extension School. (wikipedia.org)
  • After 100 years, an estimated 500,000 students have taken courses at the Extension School. (wikipedia.org)
  • and creating a new and privileged class of students in the secondary schools of New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new class of students would be called the "academic class," and those students who qualified for admission to it by sustaining a process of examination would be known as "academic scholars. (wikipedia.org)
  • The need for a gatekeeper examination system was due in part to the state's 1864 school funding formula, which allocated public funds to private academies based on criteria that included the number of enrolled students. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically, the academies used money distributed from the state literature fund to offset operating expenses, and any expenses in excess of funds received from the State were passed on to students and their families in the form of "rate bills. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pre-dental students typically obtain a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree while completing the requirements for admission to dental school. (jmu.edu)
  • Dental schools do not require or prefer a particular undergraduate major, but rather welcome students whose intellectual curiosity leads them to a wide variety of disciplines. (jmu.edu)
  • Pre-Dentistry students are required to complete 8 credit hours of General Chemistry with labs, because 100% of dental schools reviewed listed 8 credits of General Chemistry as a pre-requisite. (jmu.edu)
  • The Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT, /ˈjuːmæt/ EW-mat) is a test administered by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in Australia and New Zealand to assist in the selection of domestic students into certain health science courses including most Medical (MBBS or MBChB or MD) and Dentistry (BDSc or BDS) courses, as well as other health science courses such as physiotherapy and optometry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Students typically construct experiments to test the effectiveness of new teaching methods. (gradschools.com)
  • Schools may have students come onto campus to defend their work. (gradschools.com)
  • Schools usually try to place students with businesses close to their location to reduce commutes. (gradschools.com)
  • Campus students are typically matched with a company near school. (gradschools.com)
  • Students applying to masters in engineering management programs are typically required to have earned an undergraduate degree in their chosen engineering field. (gradschools.com)
  • The Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE) is the graduation certificate awarded to most students in Australian high schools, and is equivalent to the Advance Placement of North America and the A-Levels of the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Students completing the SSCE are usually aged 16 to 18 and study full-time for two years (years 11 and 12 of schooling). (wikipedia.org)
  • Courses are primarily taken by those aged over 18, however in some vocational and general academic courses a minority of students enter at the minimum school-leaving age of 16, although from May 2009 Federal Government policy calls for young people to be in education, gainful employment, or training until age 17 (Year 12 qualification) with tightening of income support payments to age 20 if not undertaking further training. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States federal government, under No Child Left Behind can further require that all schools must demonstrate improvement among all students, even if they are already all over proficient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Detailed information helps different categories of students (freshmen, transfer, etc.) through the admissions process. (mtsu.edu)
  • Students also get training in assessment and intervention with school pupils who have dyslexia, through the Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia and neighboring education districts. (mtsu.edu)
  • It assesses students' ability in the key skill of close reading of unfamiliar literary material. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since most two-year colleges have open, non-competitive admissions policies, many students are admitted even though they do not have college-level academic qualifications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Placement testing can also serve a gatekeeper function, keeping academically challenged students from progressing into college programs, particularly in competitive admissions programs such as nursing within otherwise open-entry colleges. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the construction of a test, subject matter experts (SMEs) construct questions that assess skills typically required of students for that content area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Once in use, placement tests are assessed for the degree to which they predict the achievements of students once they have been assigned to remedial or standard classes. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Test items typically do not match the tasks students face in the classroom (they lack face validity). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bachelor of Engineering Master of Engineering (BE ME) with minor is a relatively new innovative 5-year degree program within the School for elite students. (docplayer.net)
  • Students who expect to achieve an ATAR between 81 and are still encouraged to apply for entry, but they will need to do so under the Faculty of Engineering Admission Scheme (FEAS) for admission to our undergraduate engineering degree programs. (docplayer.net)
  • iTEP SLATE evaluates high school, secondary school, and middle school students, and is used by boarding schools and academies. (wikipedia.org)
  • He made clear to me that he believes that schools that do not use SAT scores in their admission process are admitting less capable students and therefore should lose points on their selectivity index. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Upper School provides many opportunities for students to think for themselves, to explore their interests, and to pursue their talents. (minnehahaacademy.net)
  • In the United Kingdom students generally begin medical school after secondary education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically, an MHS degree is designed to prepare students to conduct research, advance in their chosen career, or continue into a PhD in Health Science or related doctoral program. (gradschools.com)
  • Aside from core courses, students who focus their master of health science in health informatics might learn to assess health IT needs in healthcare delivery systems. (gradschools.com)
  • In some grad schools, a one-year MHS program with a gateway to professional studies (GPS) track is designed to build students' credentials. (gradschools.com)
  • The revised exam also will include two natural sciences sections to test concepts typically taught in introductory biology, general and organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physics that medical school faculty, residents, and students rate as most important to the success of entering medical students. (aspr.org)
  • The final recommendations are the product of an extensive, three-year period during which the MR5 committee gathered input from stakeholders at more than 90 outreach events, solicited expert input from blue-ribbon committees and advisory groups, and reviewed more than 2,700 informational and opinion surveys from undergraduate and medical school faculty, administrators, residents, and medical students. (aspr.org)
  • 2017
  • Pre-Professional Health Advising has developed requirements for the Pre-Dentistry Program based on the the pre-requisite courses of 16 dental schools in the District of Columbia and 10 states (CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NY, OH, PA, SC, and VA). The review of pre-requisite courses to develop the requirements for the Pre-Dentistry Program below was completed in spring semester 2017. (jmu.edu)
  • Retrieved 22 March 2017 http://www.admissionstestingservice.org/for-test-takers/elat/scoring-and-results/ Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retrieved 22 March 2017 http://www.admissionstestingservice.org/for-test-takers/elat/dates-and-costs/ Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retrieved 22 March 2017 http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/shortlisting-and-selection-criteria-undergraduate Faculty of English, University of Oxford. (wikipedia.org)
  • NB: Starting with the winter 2016/2017 admission round, Ebusiness is no longer a concentration under MSc in Business Administration and Information Systems. (cbs.dk)
  • 2016
  • As of 2016, ELAT has also been used by the University of Cambridge for admission to its undergraduate English course. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2016, the test was adopted by the University of Cambridge for admission to its undergraduate English course. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accessed 22 June 2016 http://www.admissionstestingservice.org/for-test-takers/elat/about-elat/ Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2016, places at medical school were offered through the clearing process for the first time, with St George's, University of London opening up places on its five-year medical degree undergraduate course. (wikipedia.org)
  • faculty
  • 8 ] synthesized findings from a literature review, semi-structured interviews, surveys and an expert panel involving 122 faculty from medical and dental schools across the UK, and found that communication followed by 'integrity' was seen as most important to evaluate at selection. (springer.com)
  • Lectures are conducted in Thai, and faculty members are graduates of foreign law schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • exam
  • This exam lasts 30 minutes and assesses listening and speaking skills using workplace contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 1963 and 1982 Higher Grades were awarded by the Scottish Certificate of Education Examination Board (SCEEB), which later became the Scottish Examination Board (SEB), and was the historical terminal exam for the majority of Scottish secondary school pupils, especially those seeking work in skilled industries or progress onto higher education. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some schools, all units must be passed (with two or less attempts) or the student is not allowed to sit the final national exam. (wikipedia.org)
  • The changes to the MCAT exam were developed by a 21-member advisory panel, the MR5 Advisory Committee, appointed by the AAMC in 2008 to review the exam, which is used for admission to medical school as well as by some other health professions including osteopathy, podiatry, and veterinary medicine. (aspr.org)
  • Placement
  • MTSU school psychology Ed.S. graduates in 2013 had 100 percent placement in Williamson County (four positions), Knoxville City, Dickson County, and suburban Seattle districts. (mtsu.edu)
  • taught
  • In 1878, the Regents Examination system was expanded to assess the curricula taught in the secondary schools of New York, and the Regents exams were first administered as high school end-of-course exams. (wikipedia.org)
  • By testing what is taught in introductory psychology, sociology, and biology at many undergraduate institutions, this new section will examine concepts that provide a solid foundation for learning in medical school about the behavioral and socio-cultural determinants of health. (aspr.org)
  • UKCAT
  • Pearson's correlations and descriptive statistics were used to examine the associations between SJT score, HEXACO personality traits, pre-admissions measures namely academic and United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) scores, as well as acceptability. (springer.com)
  • readiness
  • Building on the framework described by the report "Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians," these sections will ask test takers to combine knowledge of natural science concepts with their scientific inquiry and reasoning skills to solve problems that demonstrate their readiness for medical school. (aspr.org)
  • academies
  • In 1864, during a time of war, the New York legislature became concerned about this issue of who was and who was not qualified to be enrolled in the common, mostly private academies of the state and also in the rare, public high schools of the state. (wikipedia.org)
  • assessments
  • However, strictly speaking, English teaching is not moduralised, given that the internal assessments do not assess fixed blocks of knowledge, as in the sciences, rather, they assess specific skills and can be delivered at different points in the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • programs
  • Summer residential sessions are still offered, but many other programs have been developed, including the two flagship schools described below. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because these courses are pre-requisites to dental programs, dental school admissions committees will use your academic success in these courses as a metric of your ability to achieve success in dental school. (jmu.edu)
  • In addition to ensuring that programs require a measure of academic performance for admission, Texas may also consider requiring subject-matter testing prior to program admission, rather than at the point of program completion. (nctq.org)
  • The state does not require a minimum GPA for admission to teacher preparation programs. (nctq.org)
  • 1 Frequently Asked Questions Undergraduate Programs School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications WHAT PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED BY THE SCHOOL? (docplayer.net)
  • The cut-off for admission to all UNSW engineering programs in 2014 is expected to be an ATAR in the region of 91. (docplayer.net)
  • process
  • The admissions process for TAMS is holistic and modeled on those of most colleges. (wikipedia.org)
  • A process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) has been implemented to allow competencies gained through work and other experience to be assessed and recognised. (wikipedia.org)
  • The English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT) is a subject-specific admissions test, used as part of the admissions process for undergraduate courses in English Language and Literature, combined English and Modern Languages, and Classics and English at the University of Oxford. (wikipedia.org)
  • The test was trialled by Oxford in 2006 and became part of their admissions process in 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, educators in the United States began to question the impact of rankings on the college admissions process, coinciding with the newly released Washington Post article "The Cost of Bucking College Rankings" by Dr. Michele Tolela Myers (the former President of Sarah Lawrence College). (wikipedia.org)
  • Some colleges have made SAT or ACT scores optional in the admissions process, but to our knowledge, no other major college has decided to disregard them completely. (wikipedia.org)
  • entrance
  • Prior to 2010, this was called the Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) in Victoria, and the University Admissions Index (UAI) in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, and the Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • competencies
  • These authors identified 'ethical responsibility to self and others', followed by social skills as the most important among 9 personal competencies for successful medical school entrants. (springer.com)
  • test
  • You may want to explore the Dental Admissions Test (DAT) Guide 's Test Content - Survey of the Natural Sciences to choose additional, advanced Biology coursework. (jmu.edu)
  • Each year, the UMAT is held on a single day in two sessions (morning and afternoon), typically during either late July or early August in test centers located in major cities in Australia and New Zealand, as well as a select few other global cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • International Student Admissions Test (also created by ACER) GAMSAT (also created by ACER) List of admissions tests Yeskina, Natalya (2 May 2011). (wikipedia.org)
  • A test score may be interpreted with regards to a norm or criterion, or occasionally both. (wikipedia.org)
  • Or, they could be used to test new curriculum before using it in a school system. (gradschools.com)
  • The writing and speaking portions of the test are self-graded to help test-takers grasp the criteria that will be used to evaluate their work. (wikipedia.org)
  • primarily
  • Tests primarily assess abilities in English, maths and reading and in other disciplines such as foreign languages, science, computer Internet and health. (wikipedia.org)
  • skills
  • It is fully expected that every child will become proficient in all areas of academic skills by the end of a period, typically 10 years in the United States, but sometimes longer, after the passing of education reform bill by a state legislature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like iTEP Hospitality, it assesses speaking and listening skills in 30 minutes using industry specific content. (wikipedia.org)
  • The computer-based quantitative sections assess basic high school level mathematical knowledge and reasoning skills. (wikipedia.org)
  • high school
  • While at TAMS, they are considered to be concurrently enrolled in high school and college, and attain a college-like experience all while living among same-age peers. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1970 the number and types of Regents Exams changed to reflect the changes in high school curriculum: vocational exams were discontinued, and the sheer number of exams were either dropped or consolidated as the curricular emphasis trended toward comprehensive examinations rather than the singularly focused tests of the past. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, a high school diploma which is given on passing a high school graduation examination or Certificate of Initial Mastery is awarded only when these standards are achieved. (wikipedia.org)
  • behavioral
  • Dental schools recognize the importance of a strong foundation in the natural sciences - biology, chemistry, physics - as well as behavioral sciences and statistics. (jmu.edu)
  • MTSU graduates are employed in education as either school psychologists or behavioral analysts . (mtsu.edu)
  • Borderline personality disorder is typically treated with therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). (wikipedia.org)
  • courses
  • In the early years courses were run by a commission composed of several Boston area schools, though it was largely a Harvard-run program. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then courses instruct how to conduct research to assess the effectiveness of new teaching techniques. (gradschools.com)
  • VET courses are typically short, practical in nature and delivered by a TAFE college or Registered Training Organisation at a certificate to diploma level. (wikipedia.org)
  • certificate
  • At the close of each academic term, a public examination shall be held of all scholars presumed to have completed preliminary studies…To each scholar who sustains such examination, a certificate shall entitle the other person holding it to admission into the academic class in any academy subject to the visitation of the Regents, without further examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • In this wave, the central concern was to assess writing with the best predictability with the least amount of cost and work. (wikipedia.org)
  • coursework
  • You should look at individual dental schools' list of pre-requisites to assure completion of all pre-requisite coursework. (jmu.edu)
  • program
  • The concept of the Governor's School actually started as a three-year grant funded program in Stafford County, Virginia, from 1970 - 1972. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shirley C. Heim, Stafford County Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools, envisioned a program where the average person would be exposed to the arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Speak with a representative from potential schools for more information about specific program timelines. (gradschools.com)
  • MTSU's combined M.A and Ed.S. program in School Psychology is field-based with a research-based thesis required. (mtsu.edu)
  • The National Association of School Psychologists first approved the program in 1991, and graduates are eligible for national certification until the next review cycle in approximately 2020. (mtsu.edu)
  • The program also seeks to prepare Ed.S.-level school psychologists for licensure by the Tennessee Board of Education. (mtsu.edu)
  • rather
  • U.S. News and World Report 2015 Best Engineering Schools Rankings) emphasizes research expenditures (such as grants and contracts) as the only measure of scientific accomplishments despite the concern that measuring science by the amount of money spent rather than by the importance and impact of scientific discoveries or the depth of the ideas could encourage costly projects that are not necessary scientifically sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • 100% of dental schools reviewed listed Organic Chemistry I as a pre-requisite, and 94% listed Organic Chemistry II as a pre-requisite. (jmu.edu)
  • Multiple
  • 6 - 9 The relatively short duration of action mandates multiple daily doses for most children, with doses given during the school day. (aappublications.org)
  • Biology
  • 94% of dental schools reviewed listed 8 credits of Biology with lab as a pre-requisite. (jmu.edu)
  • 19% of schools strongly recommended or recommended Cell Biology. (jmu.edu)
  • eliminate
  • It was designed to produce a rapid onset of therapeutic effect but has a sufficient duration to eliminate the need for a midday dose at school. (aappublications.org)
  • state
  • The central idea of the legislation was to create an educational control system that could be used to regulate the flow of funds to the well established academy system of schools that existed throughout the state of New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • All leading British medical schools are state-funded and their core purpose is to train doctors on behalf of the National Health Service. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Dr. Mark Sigler (1987), Lewis County Schools, was elected Tennessee representative as a delegate and liaison to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), helping improve the mental health and education of children. (mtsu.edu)
  • ability
  • Founded in 1910 by President A. Lawrence Lowell, the Harvard Extension School grew out of the Lowell Institute, which was created according to the terms of a bequest by John Lowell, Jr. It was designed to serve the educational interests and needs of the greater Boston community, particularly those "who had the ability and desire to attend college, but also had other obligations that kept them from traditional schools. (wikipedia.org)