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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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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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10 College Scholarships Worth 50K

August 24, 2017, 02:03 PM
  College Scholarships Worth $50,000+   While any college scholarship money is always a good thing, there are a few really BIG ones that cover all or most of the cost of college. While each scholarship competition evaluates candidates differently—some ask for essays or research, others for short videos—all competitions expect students to submit...
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When Should I Start Prepping for the SAT® Exam?

August 05, 2017, 10:10 AM
Knowing the best time to start prepping for the SAT® and finding your personal “sweet spot” can increase scores and make the process a lot less stressful.  While most students should begin preparing no later than fall of the sophomore year, it really depends on your situation and goals.  Here are a few questions to...
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Kranse Institute Partners with Affirm to Offer Financing

July 17, 2017, 01:25 PM
  Kranse Institute believes in higher education for all. But we know that, with college fast approaching, today's parents have a long list of expenses when it comes to their child. Kranse wants every parent to be able to afford our industry-leading SAT® Prep Expert course. That's why we are now partnering with Affirm Financing,...
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U.S. High School Graduation Rates Reach Highest Point in Over 40 Years

July 16, 2017, 11:30 AM
Good news for those concerned about high school dropout rates - U.S. high schoolers are graduating at a higher percentage now than ever before. According to raw numbers put out by the Department of Education, nearly 83% of public high school students are receiving their diploma within four years after starting 9th grade (https://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/pdf/coe_coi.pdf)....
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5 Ways to Save Thousands of Dollars in College Tuition

July 16, 2017, 09:05 AM
With the price of college tuition climbing every year, students and parents are looking for ways to reduce the cost of college (not just get better interest rates on student loans). Too few, though, know about how to find the BIG money. Here are some “insider” strategies for saving thousands of dollars in college...
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Writing a College Essay That Admissions Will Love

July 16, 2017, 05:30 AM
Yes, it is college essay time again, when students and parents agonize over how to impress college admissions officers in 500-words or less (okay, now maybe 650 words or less). Yet too few students really know what topics colleges find compelling in an admission essay.   So here are a few tips to get you...
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