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Unformatted text preview: 0,445 Ph.D. degree $89,724 Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2004–2005. 124 Chapter 5 Supply You Are Preparing for
College, Aren’t You?
So, how do you get into a good
college? First, you need to have good
high school grades. Second, you need
to have a reasonably high score on
one of the two standardized tests that
college-bound high school juniors and
seniors take: the SAT and ACT.
Many high school students take
these standardized tests without
studying for them. They simply get a
good night’s sleep the night before
the test, and then take it.
Think of an alternative way to
proceed. Suppose, beginning either
at the end of your sophomore year
or at the beginning of your junior
year of high school, you were to
watch 2 hours less of television a
week and studied for the SAT or
Now ask yourself how many
hours most juniors in high school
spend studying for the SAT or ACT.
Many say “no more than 5 hours.”
Yet, the SAT and ACT are important
factors considered by colleg...
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