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Major Changes to the ACT

The ACT is broken down into four major sections.  Currently, if a student does poorly in one section and decides they want to take the test again to try and improve their score, they would have to retake the entire ACT. It’s a tricky situation for students to be in, and less than half of […]

Colleges Dropping Standardized Testing

No More SAT or ACT? A growing trend among institutes of higher learning in America reveals many colleges are dropping the ACT and SAT as a part of their requirements for admission. For decades, the importance of these tests has been stressed to students across the country. However,  a slow trend of dropping the scores as […]

ACT Test Dates 2019

ACT Test Release Information for 2019 The test release information (TRI) for the ACT has recently been updated, so we’d like to highlight this optional service that allows you to request a copy of the questions and answers from your test. How it Works TRI is available to any student who takes the ACT at […]

2018 MCBEP Career Fair

The Madison County Business & Education Partnership is a committee of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. Each year, they host a career fair for high school juniors in Madison County. This includes juniors from Madison Central, Madison Southern, Model Lab, and Berea Community. The career fair is comprised of panel discussions and presentations that focus […]

2018 Berea Business Fest

On September 13, Making the Grade attended the 2nd annual Berea Business Fest. At the Business Fest, local businesses set up on the Fairchild Lawn at Berea College and share information about their products and services to the campus community. Making the Grade held a fun competition to complete a brain teaser puzzle; participants who […]

Student Spotlight: Patrick Nnoromele

McDermott Scholars receive one of the most selective and generous undergraduate merit awards in the nation; it includes a full scholarship and stipend package at The University of Texas at Dallas. Along with being a National Merit Finalist, Model Laboratory School senior Patrick Nnoromele was chosen as one of the twenty McDermott Scholars from a […]

ACT Test Dates

ACT Test Dates  Making the Grade’s Practice Tests February 11, 2017 March (In the School) February 25th (9AM-1PM) April 8, 2017 March 25th (9AM-1PM) June 10, 2017 April 29th (9AM-1PM) May 27th (9AM-1PM) To register for any practice test, please visit: MTG ACT Program Registration

2017 Chamber of Commerce Kickoff

2017 Richmond Chamber of Commerce Annual Kickoff On February 6, 2017, Ms. Jenny and Mrs. Renee attended the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Annual Kickoff at the EKU Perkins building. They were joined by dozens of local businesses who are also Chamber members. The meeting was led by the Chamber CEO and president, Mendi Goble. The […]

2017 ACT Test Release Info

Get a Copy of Your ACT Test Questions and Answers! If you order and pay $20.00 for a Test Information Release (TIR) during the registration process and test at a national test center on a national test date that offers this service, you will receive a copy of the multiple-choice test questions used to determine […]