When cramming is not enough: Prepping for entrance exams

Daugherty, Christi
August 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/05/96, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p21
Reports on preparatory programs offered to high school graduates taking entrance examinations in New Orleans, Louisiana. Kinds and goals of preparatory programs; Views of school counselors and administrators on the effectiveness of the program.


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