École des Beaux-Arts, a school of fine arts in Paris, France. It is maintained by the French government. The school has had a great influence on art throughout the world. There are many students from the United States and other countries. Instruction is free for all students between the ages of 15 and 30, but they must pass severe entrance examinations. Classes are offered in esthetics, architecture, design, drawing, engraving, gem cutting, modeling, painting, and sculpture. The school was founded in 1648 by Cardinal Mazarin. Its official name is cole Nationale Suprieure des Beaux-Arts.
Vocational Guidance, the helping of persons to plan their lifework. Vocational guidance is also called career counseling.
Every year, 750,000 people in the U.S. take the branded battery of tests, hoping to earn the equivalent of a high school diploma. In 2014, the exam is getting a facelift. Why isn't everyone happy about it, and what should test takers in 2013 know?