SAT Essay and Subject Tests Can’t Hurt You Anymore

January 20th, 2021 / Anthony Sarchiapone / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on SAT Essay and Subject Tests Can’t Hurt You Anymore

The College Board is eliminating the essay component of the SAT and also all of the SAT Subject Tests! NO! Wait. Up until January 19th, for most of my students (and by most, I mean all but one), the SAT Essay was something we just ignored. So, this news is no news. Why is the … Continue reading “SAT Essay and Subject Tests Can’t Hurt You Anymore”

Why the SAT Subject Tests and Essay will not be missed.

January 20th, 2021 / Anthony Sarchiapone / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on Why the SAT Subject Tests and Essay will not be missed.

Master tutor Dory Schultz breaks down the latest news from the College Board and explains why parents and students shouldn’t stress.

Asynchronous Learning Helps All Students Get on the Same Page

January 20th, 2021 / Christina Parisi / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on Asynchronous Learning Helps All Students Get on the Same Page

As educators struggle to make online learning more effective, some evidence suggests that new, asynchronous teaching techniques may present more effective teaching opportunities in virtual settings than trying to replicate the classroom in an online environment.  Why Educators Are Moving Toward Asynchronous Learning Synchronous learning most closely resembles the interactions you see in a physical … Continue reading “Asynchronous Learning Helps All Students Get on the Same Page”

Taking a Gap Year: Pros vs. Cons

January 15th, 2021 / Ellery Weil / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on Taking a Gap Year: Pros vs. Cons

After a tumultuous and stressful 2020 for us all, it’s no wonder many students are considering taking a “gap year” between finishing high school and beginning undergrad. While gap years have always been more common in Europe and Australia than the United States, many American students are expressing increased interest in the idea. So, should … Continue reading “Taking a Gap Year: Pros vs. Cons”

5 Ways To Prepare For Your College Interview

January 13th, 2021 / Luke Taylor / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on 5 Ways To Prepare For Your College Interview

Interviews are an important part of the college application process. They are one of your first (and only) chances to meet face to face with someone who has a direct impact on your admission decision. Therefore, it is imperative you do everything in your power to be prepared! Below, we’ve included the top 5 ways … Continue reading “5 Ways To Prepare For Your College Interview”

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Planning Your Application Year

January 7th, 2021 / Ellery Weil / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on Planning Your Application Year

As 2021 begins, many people are aware that this is the year they’ll be applying to college. Are you ready to tackle it head on? After the extraordinary challenges of 2020, applying to schools in 2021 can seem like a daunting task. However, a little advance planning and a “roadmap” for the year can save … Continue reading “Planning Your Application Year”

GRE vs SAT/ACT

January 3rd, 2021 / Ellery Weil / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on GRE vs SAT/ACT

So, you’ve decided to take the GRE. Congratulations! This is a big step towards getting into your top-choice graduate school. Many people who have taken the GRE compare it to the SAT and/or the ACT, and indeed, there are many similarities between them. In fact, many people wonder if your score on the SAT/ACT can … Continue reading “GRE vs SAT/ACT”

What Will 2021 Look Like for Schools?

December 29th, 2020 / Christina Parisi / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on What Will 2021 Look Like for Schools?

From New York and New Hampshire all the way to Kentucky and Minnesota, schools across the nation are again going all virtual due to the fall-winter surge of COVID-19. With rolling lockdowns likely to continue until vaccines are widely distributed, many schools will be relying on distance learning models for months to come, causing concern … Continue reading “What Will 2021 Look Like for Schools?”

Want to Get Your Student Into Their Target School? Here’s What to Do This Winter Break

December 22nd, 2020 / Christina Parisi / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on Want to Get Your Student Into Their Target School? Here’s What to Do This Winter Break

Winter holidays are a great time for families to build bonds and relax a little. It’s also the perfect opportunity to talk with your kids about their future and engage in a little college prep. If you’re planning for college, it’s likely that your student already possesses some notion of what they want their college … Continue reading “Want to Get Your Student Into Their Target School? Here’s What to Do This Winter Break”

Pros and Cons of Visiting a College Before Applying

December 18th, 2020 / Whitney Bono / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Visiting a College Before Applying

A lush, green quad. Top-notch honors program.  Six dining halls.  Intramural sports teams. These are just some of the perks you might find on a college campus. But how do you know exactly what each college offers? Sure, each one has a website and Facebook page. Is that enough to determine whether it will be … Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Visiting a College Before Applying”