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Chess Versus the Threat of College Prep

By Alycia Steelman, Founder of Ascension Educational Services The looming threat of “college prep” can feel foggy without the proper guidance through the process. Meetings with guidance counselors, teachers, and tutors relate an often shifting timeline of practice tests, interviews, essay writing and recommendations. This process can be both intellectually and emotionally overwhelming for students. …

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Chess as Preparation for Success: College and Career

By Alyica Hochberger, Founder of AK College Consulting  How does chess prepare your child for success in college and beyond? Chess is a game that replicates project based learning and project based task completion in the workforce because there is an emphasis on development of critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication. College admissions counselors know …

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