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Undergraduate English major helps prepare students to take the ACT

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Undergraduate English major, Megan Gentry helps prepare Austin-East High School students to take the ACT.  Gentry is part of a pilot program offered at Austin-East in cooperation with Emerald Youth Foundation and Americorps that helps prepare high school juniors to take the college entrance exam.  In an interview with the Knoxville News-Sentinel, Gentry “A lot of the kids don’t have a role model in their family who has been to college and gone through the process,” said Gentry, who is minoring in education. “They see these dividing lines and see the ACT as something big and looming in their futures. We help them to understand that they can do this.”

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