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 [...]

, 2024-04-11T17:34:14-05:00February 8th, 2024|ACT, College, P/SAT|

Houston’s Major School Holidays and Test Dates 2023-2024

At General Academic we're constantly aware of and alerting parents to Houston's major academic dates and deadlines like the ones below. 2023 August 28 – First Day of School September 4 – Labor Day September 25 – Fall Holiday November 20-24 – Thanksgiving Holiday December 25 - January 5 [...]

2023-08-01T17:36:39-05:00July 31st, 2023|ACT, ISEE, P/SAT, Schools|

Register Now for Summer 2021 ISEE, SAT, and ACT Courses

Our summer courses for College Applications, ISEE, P/SAT, and ACT provide an invaluable head start to fall testing and applications. Our very small classes are capped at 6 students and allow for individualized attention from our brilliant instructors. All classes meet remotely or at our socially-distanced, loft-like office just [...]

2021-06-09T14:12:45-05:00March 8th, 2021|ACT, Announcements, ISEE, P/SAT, Uncategorized|

Register Now for Summer 2020 Test Prep Courses

Our summer courses for the ISEE, P/SAT, and ACT provide an invaluable head start to fall testing. Our very small classes are capped at 8 students and allow for individualized attention from our brilliant instructors. All classes meet remotely or at our socially-distanced, loft-like office just north of the [...]

2021-03-08T13:43:29-06:00February 7th, 2020|ACT, Announcements, Homepage, ISEE, P/SAT|

Major 2019-2020 Houston Academic Year Dates to Know

Houston ISD School Holidays 2019 August 26 - First Day of School for HISD / Rice September 2 - Labor Day October 9 - Fall Holiday November 25 - 29 - Thanksgiving Winter Break December 23 - January 3, 2020 2020 January 20 - Martin Luther King Day March [...]

2020-02-20T15:53:23-06:00August 1st, 2019|ACT, ISEE, P/SAT, Schools|

Major 2018-2019 Houston Academic Year Dates to Know

Houston ISD School Holidays 2018 August 27 - First Day of School September 3 - Labor Day September 10 - Fall Holiday November 19 - 23 - Thanksgiving Winter Break December 24 - January 4, 2019​ ​ 2019 January 21 - Martin Luther King Day March 11 - 15 [...]

2020-02-21T17:51:01-06:00August 1st, 2018|ACT, Announcements, ISEE, P/SAT, Schools|
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