About Ashley Chang

Ashley Chang is General Academic's Assistant Manager. She graduated from Millsaps College, where she received her BA in History in 2020. Prior to joining General Academic, Ashley was a high school history teacher as well as an aide in various elementary school classrooms. Ashley has also completed Rice's College Access Counseling Certificate Program.

Summer Reading for Houston Elementary and Middle School Students

The summer period can be a great time to relax and recharge for students, and your child is likely looking forward to any number of activities without the responsibility of maintaining a school schedule. With that being said, it is critical to think about your student’s academic progress even [...]

2024-05-16T16:54:29-05:00May 16th, 2024|Elementary, Subject, Summer Reading|

Summer Opportunities for Houston High School Students

While the summer period is a great time for high school students to relax and recharge, it is also a great opportunity for enrichment, especially for solidifying college applications. Students can use the break to pursue hobbies and interests they don't have time for during the school year, or [...]

2024-03-27T16:47:10-05:00March 26th, 2024|College|

Test-Optional College Admissions for Texas Students

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the overwhelming majority of colleges in the US have adopted a test-optional policy, meaning that they do not require students to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications. Fast forward four years and many elite colleges like MIT, Dartmouth, and Georgia [...]

, 2024-04-14T13:33:29-05:00February 8th, 2024|ACT, College, P/SAT|

Automatic Admission at Texas Colleges for 2023-2024

Every Texas public college, more than 30 in total, grants automatic admission to resident, high-school seniors who meet certain class rank and/or standardized test requirements. In fact, automatic admission is usually the most practical way for high achieving Texas residents to gain admission to prestigious public colleges like the [...]

, 2024-02-12T10:25:09-06:00October 5th, 2023|College|

College Essay Tips – Common App, Supplemental Essays, and More

The fall semester can be an exciting and stressful time for high school seniors, as college application deadlines begin in early November and continue through January and into the spring. If your child is like most students nationwide, they’ll probably apply to seven to ten colleges in total. Your Texas [...]

, 2024-02-12T10:25:51-06:00August 1st, 2023|College|

ISEE Test Dates in Houston for 2022-2023

Students may take the ISEE up to three times (once in each defined period) in order to secure their best possible score (scroll down for dates): August - November December - March April - July (usually for transfers only) We recommend registering for both a November and January test [...]

2022-08-25T17:57:41-05:00August 4th, 2022|ISEE, Schools|
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