College-Bound Basics


Help your children, grandchildren, or students prepare for graduate, life, college, indepence, careerheading off to college.

In order to do effective work in college, it is essential that all students have the following academic competencies.
The Reading, Writing, Math and Speaking and Listening Skills, in the article The Basic Academic Competencies Needed for College Students, are based on the 2010 Revised Government Core Standards for College Entry/Career Readiness Skills based on the U.S, Dept. of Education’s “Blueprint for Reform.”


You can view common core standards by state: click here.

Click here for Tennessee standards.

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