Whoever said perfection was not attainable hasn’t met this teen! Mastering a feat not accomplished by many (less than one percent to be exact), Mario Hoover can now add “perfect ACT score,” to his list of accomplishments per reports from ABC7 Chicago. “It’s amazing,” he shared. “When I first saw the score, I was surprised. I was exalted, astounded.” The ACT is a standardized test that measures students’ skills in five core areas that include English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing, which is an optional portion of the exam. The test is given to students who are juniors and seniors who can then submit their scores to colleges as a part of the application process. They are given 45 minutes to answer 75 questions.
Feb 25, 2022
Xavian Branch has options when it comes to his college decision. According to Blavity, the Mississippi student has been accepted to 20 different colleges and if that news isn’t good enough to jump for joy, the fact that he has also received $1.5 million in scholarship offers definitely is! Branch is a senior at The Jim Hill High School located in Jackson, Mississippi, and is an International Baccalaureate Diploma program participant graduating with a 4.8 GPA. He is also the class valedictorian. “When I look back at all the work that I did, I wouldn’t regret anything,” said Branch in an interview. After applying to colleges thanks to the help of his academic adviser Frank J. Branch, the opportunities are endless as that Branch has been accepted into 20 different schools and has been offered $1.5 million in scholarships. His mother, Zandra Branch is one proud mother and is excited to see all that he continues to accomplish. “I just can’t say enough about my baby,” she said. ” I want...
Jun 3, 2021