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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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