From the APs and Subject Exams to the SAT and ACT: Which Tests To Take, and Why In response to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges are increasingly announcing plans to adopt test-optional policies in 2020. Applicants will no longer be required to submit standardized test scores. While there are clear benefits to … Continue reading “Test-Optional Colleges: What Parents and Students Need to Know”
How much is a high SAT score worth? Up to $100K in future earnings, according to a Forbes blogger… So we hope that you’re putting in the work with your tutors and staying on top of your SAT/ACT test preparation! Check out the Forbes article here.
A-List Education Founder, Scott Farber, on CBS News: His Thoughts on the Pressures of the SAT and the Investigation into the SAT Cheating Scandal
As media outlets continue to report on the Long Island SAT cheating scandal and the College Board’s investigation into the matter, we are once again reminded of the intense pressures students feel to do well on college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. A-List Education founder and president, Scott Farber, was called on by … Continue reading “A-List Education Founder, Scott Farber, on CBS News: His Thoughts on the Pressures of the SAT and the Investigation into the SAT Cheating Scandal”
Test Prep Expert, Scott Farber Featured on Inside Edition, in Daily Beast: His Thoughts on the SAT Cheating Scandal
With news of the Long Island SAT cheating scandal being featured everywhere, people are reminded of the increasing pressures facing students and college applicants today, and the lengths that some are willing to go to get into their top-choice colleges. Having tutored and worked with thousands of students applying to college (counting more than a … Continue reading “Test Prep Expert, Scott Farber Featured on Inside Edition, in Daily Beast: His Thoughts on the SAT Cheating Scandal”
Interesting article from The Wall Street Journal, supporting one of A-List’s most valuable tutor’s theories… Shea, Christopher. “Want to Boost Your Math SAT? Have Someone Yell at You”. The Wall Street Journal. June 2, 2011.
We ran a 30-hour course in the spring from March 1st to the June SAT (2014). The course included 3 practice tests for a total of 43 hours. We then reconvened in the fall for a 12-hour course, which included 4 practice tests (1 ACT and 3 SAT) for a total of 30 hours. We … Continue reading “Case Study: Behind the Incredible Success of A-List’s 1199SEIU SAT Program”
This blog post written by A-List Senior Tutor, Gary Surman. Once again, we find ourselves at the beginning of a new school year that promises new learning, new opportunity, and new challenges! This is particularly true for those of you beginning your junior year in high school, a year full of difficult school courses and … Continue reading “Taking the PSAT…Seriously”
Written by A-List tutor, Dory Schultz With the recent update to the SAT, one question we have frequently heard over the past year is, “Do the changes to the SAT affect which test I should take?” Because the newest iteration of the SAT is still a somewhat unknown quantity, some students (and parents!) are worried … Continue reading “The New SAT – Should I still take it?!”
Our friends at Colegio Jorge Washington (Cartagena, Colombia) attended an SAT/ACT A-List training seminar and now use A-List’s online test assessment portal to help run an SAT program with students at their school. Clearly, the hard work and dedication of teachers and students is paying off! Our friend and teacher at Colegio, Darlene Farr, says “Just want to share with you … Continue reading “SAT Professional Deveopment: Colegio Jorge Washington’s Success Story”
We have exciting news to report! A-List partner school, Manhattan Hunter Science High School (MHSHS), officially has the highest SAT scores of any high school in the CUNY Network! For the last several years, A-List has had the privilege of providing SAT professional development to MHSHS staff – training teachers in SAT material to equip them with the … Continue reading “Dual Success Story: Manhattan Hunter Science Tops CUNY Network with Highest SAT Scores”