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    The first is a high-achieving, stressed out, insomniac student who is frustrated with his SAT scores and his fear of not getting into Yale. The second is the mother of a 9-year old 4th grader who took the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and some concerns that her daughter is not as advanced as her peers.

    SAT: http://sat.collegeboard.org/about-tests

    Yale Admission Criteria:


    Iowa Test of BasicSkills:


    and http://itp.education.uiowa.edu/itbs/itbs_about_5-8.aspx

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    I provide guidance on the two scenarios. The notes and questions posed should assist you in writing your narrative communication for each situation.

    Good luck on your paper!

    Stephanie Higley, M.Ed.
    OTA# 106985

    Below I have provided you with some guidance on how to approach the task of writing a response to how you would communicate in these two different scenarios. Please note that your professor emphasizes the need to draw upon the semester's content when responding to these scenarios. From the ideas I have provided, I hope you will be able to locate concepts from your text(s) and course notes that will help support your writing.

    1. Highlights from Scenario #1:
    - 17-year-old male
    - stress and insomnia
    - stresses with balancing schoolwork and team sports
    - maintains all A's in honors classes
    - plans to attend Yale, parents' alma mater
    - counseled for three sessions, arrives at fourth session upset over SAT scores
    - SAT scores: 550 Critical Reading, 520 Mathematics, 560 Writing
    Ideas/Questions to Consider:
    - The student originally began counseling sessions for stress and insomnia. This is important to keep in mind when he arrives to the fourth session upset. His emotions may be influenced by high stress ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides information and advice in tackling the scenarios lusted (see above) on the topuc of admissions and academic outcomes.