5 Things You Should Know About March 2 Success

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As parents, we make it a priority to ensure our children receive a quality education, post-secondary opportunities and career fulfillment.  But when it comes to taking the SAT, ACT or other standardized tests, we sometimes don’t know how to best help our kids prepare.  This is where March 2 Success comes in—a free online, interactive program created to enhance ACT and SAT as well as student performance.  From high school science, math and verbal skills to college readiness and planning tips, this online resource has the tools and information students need to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

Here are 5 important facts about March 2 Success

  1. Content is provided by industry leaders in standardized testing and college preparation.

Peterson’s, a leading provider of solutions for the education community for more than 40 years, developed the content for this easy-to-use, self-paced program.  Any student age 13 and older can participate, and there is no obligation.

  1. It’s a user-friendly program designed for convenience.

We know students’ schedules can be chaotic.  From sports and studying to family life, March 2 Success is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week, so students can log on any time that is convenient for them.

  1. It provides a complete guide to college financing and admissions.

We want to take the guesswork out of the college admission and financing process. March 2 Success includes a special emphasis on scholarships and supplies related web links.

In addition, the program’s Student Planning Guide provides a month-by-month plan of important steps involved in the entire college preparation process from freshman to senior year.

  1. Participants receive tailored lesson plans and study materials to help improve competency in the skills after an assessment.

The curriculum begins with a pre-assessment to determine each student’s knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. This includes standard English, math and science sections.

Every individual is unique, so we focus on the importance of individualized and strategic learning that concentrates on achievable goals.

  1. M2S has a video game to raise SAT/ACT scores called, “Zero Hour Threat.”

Zero Hour Threat, created by i.d.e.a.s. at Disney-MGM, is an interactive action game designed to increase standardized test scores, as well as enhance general mathematics and vocabulary skills while having fun studying and reviewing in a game format.  There are two versions of the game with different scenarios.

In addition to students, March 2 Success is a valuable tool for educators, parents and mentors.  One of the many features offered is the ability to monitor student progress, which is a great way to stay involved.

The U.S. Army is fully committed to strengthening the education resources for our Nation’s youth and this program is the first step.  To learn more about U. S. Army educational programs or March 2 Success, visit http://www.armyedspace.com/ and watch this video.

Jose A. “Tony” Castillo is Education Chief for U. S. Army Recruiting Command.  In his role he oversees several outreach initiatives and promotes Army education resources designed to help young people explore various career paths and succeed in their post-secondary future – as professionals and as citizens.

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