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Good Study Habits Increase SAT Scores

November 30, 2017, 03:35 PM
Good Study Habits Increase SAT Scores   Remember that the SAT is a marathon, not a sprint. So students need to take the long view when studying for the SAT, focusing on creating really good study habits that will optimize the score potential. Here are five key study habit checklists. How do you measure...
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Avoid These Common SAT Registration Mistakes

November 21, 2017, 02:41 PM
  Registering for the SAT might seem a breeze compared to studying for the test, but don’t rush the registration process! To score well, students want to test under the best conditions possible. Here are common mistakes to avoid when registering for the SAT.   Mistake #1: Signing Up Too Late   If you...
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Should I Take the SAT® Subject Tests?

November 10, 2017, 01:22 PM
  Should I Take the SAT® Subject Tests?   While many students know about the importance of the SAT® test, many are still confused about the SAT® Subject Tests. If you are planning to apply to highly selective colleges, such as Stanford, the Ivy League and Georgetown (to name a few), you need to...
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Tips for Helping with Test Anxiety and the SAT®

October 30, 2017, 01:45 PM
How To Create a Stress-Free Testing Experience   Finding ways to reduce test anxiety is super-important for high performance. While it is totally normal to get a little nervous before a test, you don’t want to become so anxious that your performance suffers. Here are a few tips to help make the SAT® a...
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The Huge Financial Rewards of SAT® Prep

October 18, 2017, 11:15 AM
  Everyone is aware of the high cost of college. Students and parents can be especially tempted to “save” money by convincing themselves that “smart” students can prep themselves for the SAT®. Fight this urge with all your might. Underestimating the financial payoff that comes from investing in SAT® prep is one of the...
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How to Compare SAT® and ACT® Scores

October 11, 2017, 12:17 PM
How to Compare SAT® and ACT® Scores   The first thing students notice is that the scoring on the SAT® and ACT® is completely different! For example, the SAT® (since 2016) has scores ranging from 400-1600 whereas the ACT® has score ranges from 1-36. Students obviously want to submit their best scores, so it...
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A College Essay Formula That Never Fails

September 18, 2017, 02:02 PM
Writing the college essay can be a daunting task for any high school student. Trying to encapsulate your personality, ambitions and achievements in such a small space (500-650 words typically) can seem impossibly frustrating. So what’s the trick? For starters, knowing how to construct a good story really helps.   Here are some guidelines...
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Should I Apply Early Decision to College?

September 06, 2017, 05:44 PM
Should I Apply Early to College?   It is that time of year when students weigh the pros and cons of applying early admission to college. Although applying early will not make up for weaknesses in the application, such as low GPA or low SAT® scores (not to late to bring those up!), it...
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So You Want to Go to Harvard...

August 28, 2017, 12:00 PM
So You Want To Go To Harvard…   All over the world, students (and parents) dream about the possibility of attending Harvard, recently named “The Best University in the World” by US News and World Reports. Who wouldn’t want to join the ranks of such notable alumni as Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Mark...
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How Many Times Should I Take the SAT®?

August 25, 2017, 12:00 PM
How Many Times Should I Take the SAT®?   We get this question a lot. Many students (and parents) are under the false assumption that you can take the SAT® only once or taking the SAT® multiple times looks bad to admissions. Taking the SAT® several times can often boost a students chances of...
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