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SAT & ACT cancellations: What do they mean & what’s next for high school students?

As we all have forcefully embarked on an unknown journey with our daily lives over the last week due to COVID-19, our children’s lives have been disrupted just as forcefully, causing an emotional rollercoaster of events with domino effects.  Two […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on College Admissions

How is the Coronavirus impacting college admissions and higher education? Here are some tips from Firat Education in light of Inside HigherEd‘s article: If you’re a high school senior: DECISIONS DELAYED — Some of your college application decisions MAY BE delayed, […]

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Helping John Follow His Dreams

Around this time last spring, I started working with a transfer student who I’ll call John. On paper, John was in an enviable situation. Not only was he attending a private university, but he had been accepted to a special […]

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Should I Get a Tutor For My Child?
Signs When your Child May Need a Tutor

From the minute your child is born your life changes. You want the best for him or her and that includes academics. Like most things in life, everyone is unique and the approach to how we learn and retain information […]

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Ibrahim Firat joins the Board of Directors for the Independent Educational Consultants Association

Ibrahim Firat joins the Board of Directors for the Independent Educational Consultants Association Houston, TX (May 31, 2019) – The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) is a not-for-profit, international professional association representing experienced independent educational consultants. After having served for […]

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Explaining the Adversity Score
Explaining the Adversity Score

When it comes to college, no doubt we are overwhelmed with metrics. Metrics or numbers are used for our grade-point averages, standardized test scores, and class rankings. Colleges like metrics and for decades, it has been the gold standard in […]

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Josephine Firat invited to join Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust

   Josephine Firat invited to join Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust Houston Business Journal Leadership Trust is an Invitation-Only Community for Top Business Decision Makers in the Houston area   [Houston (June 4, 2019)] — JOSEPHINE FIRAT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER […]

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We Can Help Your Child to Avoid the “Summer Slide”

We are coming on the season most kids look forward to the most, summer break! While families have a jam-packed schedule of fun during the warmer months, there needs to be some consideration to the dreaded summer slide. We’re not […]

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What to Know About Firat’s College and Career Assessment
What to Know About Firat’s College and Career Assessment

Imagine for a moment that life is a giant, empty road laid out before you. While that road is filled with endless potential and exciting possibilities, it can also be filled with obstacles that are challenging to overcome. But chances […]

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