We co-hosted a webinar providing tips for high school students and their parents regarding the college application process and the fate of standardized testing.
This week included a change to the Common Application, another round of SAT cancellations, and a spotlight on a college touted as a model for reopening and containing community spread. Hundreds of thousands of students who registered to take the SAT this September and October will be unable to take their exam because the testing […]
Juniors – before this year gets too crazy, take some time to reflect on the year ahead, and what you can do now to prepare for the college application process. Our October checklist for juniors will help you stay focused, and keep you on track to have a successful college application process. Find out your […]
As you prepare to apply to college in the coming months, you’ve probably come across several types of early application deadlines. The variety of deadlines can be difficult to navigate, making it hard to know when to apply to a particular school. Our series of blog posts about early deadlines, starting with Early Action, will […]
Our last blog post discussed the differences between the SAT and ACT. While it’s important to understand the differences between the tests, before deciding on one or the other, you should take a practice test in each. The College Board and ACT each offer their own test preparation materials, including practice tests that you can […]
SAT or ACT? You might be wondering how to decide between taking the SAT or ACT. Pretty much all colleges will accept either test, so the decision of which to take depends on your personal preference. As you think about preparing for the SAT or ACT, keep some of these important differences in mind. Sections. […]
The College Board is making some major changes to the SAT in the next couple of years. The changes are most relevant to students currently in ninth grade, or younger. Here’s what you need to know about the “new” SAT. The changes will go into effect in the spring of 2016. That means this won’t […]
Cheating in any academic setting is not only immoral, but also holds significant consequences. Twenty students found that out the hard way in an SAT cheating scandal on Long Island last year. Legal charges of fraud and illegal impersonation were brought against students who paid others to take their exams for them; legal action was also taken […]