Monthly Archives: November 2016

22 11, 2016

The 52 Best College Admissions Blogs

By |2019-06-05T22:10:41+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Admissions|

For a parent trying to navigate the complicated world of test prep, college admissions and financial aid, it can be hard to know what information is actually important, timely and relevant.To guide you to some of the best resources out there, we've collected 52+ great college admissions blogs, along with some helpful test prep and [...]

14 11, 2016

SAT Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

By |2018-08-01T17:17:47+00:00November 14th, 2016|SAT|

As you’ve probably heard, the SAT (and ACT) is an essential part of your child’s college application. A competitive score can enhance their credentials in the eyes of admissions officers, while results that don’t meet expectations may mean that your child should retake the SAT. While dedicated test prep is the most important factor [...]

14 11, 2016

ACT Test Dates: Know Them Now and Plan Early

By |2018-07-16T04:05:57+00:00November 14th, 2016|ACT|

If you have decided to take the ACT this year - either for the first time or as a repeat attempt - it’s useful to start thinking early to decide which ACT test dates are right for you. Although it may be tempting simply to choose the next ACT test date without much thought, [...]

10 11, 2016

The 2017 College Prep Calendar

By |2017-08-28T15:50:01+00:00November 10th, 2016|Admissions|

College applications involve a ridiculous number of deadlines to keep track of, and it can easily become overwhelming. To help make sure you're addressing every aspect of the application we've put together a list of every important date you'll need to know if your student is applying to college in 2017. If your child is [...]

7 11, 2016

10 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing an SAT Tutor or Course

By |2018-08-01T17:22:38+00:00November 7th, 2016|ACT, SAT|

The SAT is stressful for everyone. A few hundred points may be all that's standing between your student and qualifying for a top-tier college or landing that full-ride scholarship. And picking a great prep course can be overwhelming. You can do an online course, but is that enough? There are tutoring services available, but [...]

1 11, 2016

What Juniors Need To Do Before School Lets Out

By |2018-07-16T04:13:17+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

Juniors, we get it. AP exams are over, prom already happened, the weather is finally getting nicer and you’re just itching to get out of school for the summer. But wait! There’s something you should do before you leave school for the summer: Ask your teachers to write you a letter of recommendation for your [...]

1 11, 2016

5 Day-Before Tips to Help Your Student Prepare for the SAT

By |2018-07-16T04:14:30+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

Your child is taking the SAT in less than 48 hours. Maybe they’ve been prepping for months, or maybe they haven’t, but at this point, options are limited as to how you can help. There are a few things you can do to optimize their performance between now and the time pencils go up on [...]

1 11, 2016

ACT Test Day Tips for Students

By |2018-07-16T04:16:17+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

The ACT is just ahead, but don’t freak out. While you are likely ready to just get it over with, we’ve got some tips for things you can do in the final days before (and the day of) the test to make it as smooth an experience as possible. Before the Test 1. Gather Materials [...]

1 11, 2016

College Application Requirements Breakdown

By |2018-07-16T04:18:11+00:00November 1st, 2016|Admissions|

We are currently well into college application season, and hopefully your child has already made some good progress with their applications. But if they haven't, fear not! We have some advice on how to make sure they complete all of their college application requirements. If you've ever looked at the college application requirements on a [...]

1 11, 2016

7 Tips for Deciding What Colleges to Apply to

By |2018-07-16T04:19:31+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

There are thousands of colleges in the US. As if the college application process wasn’t difficult enough, students have to decide which of these colleges to apply to. Daunting task, right? Your teen's time in college is going to be some of the most eventful and memorable years of his or her life. It’s a [...]