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The latest tips, tricks, and education to help you get into your top college.

How to Respond to the UF Essay Prompts

Visiting colleges? Keep Your Sanity and Budget in Check!

Is the SAT or ACT Essay Required or Recommended?

Do I Have to Take a Subject Test? - Score At The Top

Should I Take a Subject Test?

Your College Application Personal Statement − Chapter 5: Effective Self-Reflection for Impact − The Closing Paragraph

Your College Application Personal Statement − Chapter 4: Writing That Great Opening Line

Your College Application Personal Statement – Chapter 2: Your Character Counts

Your College Application Personal Statement – Chapter 3: Selecting a Topic

Your College Application Personal Statement – Chapter 1: Starting Steps

The Most Important College Application Dates You Need to Know - Class of 2020

More Advice for New College Freshmen and Their Parents

Our Advice on Whether to Complete the ACT or SAT Essay

The Most Effective Ways to Prepare for the SAT or ACT

9 Important Things for New Freshmen and Their Parents

The Future of Bright Futures...Isn’t So Bright

Get Great Recommendations: Here’s How

SAT or ACT: Choose Wisely - Part 2

Your Extracurricular Activities Can Make a Critical Difference in College Admissions

SAT or ACT: Choose Wisely – Part 1

AP Exams and SAT Subject Tests: Similarities & Differences

Title I School Students Reap Rewards

Gyroscopes, Eggs, and College Students’ Mental Health

Cancelling an SAT or ACT Score

Will Bright Futures Grow Dim for Some Florida Students?

A Few Reflections on the Recent College Admissions Rigging Scandal

Bonus Points: Courses and Programs That Can Boost Your GPA to Above the 4.0 Scale

SAT and ACT: What We Recommend for Sophomores - Score At The Top

How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways…

Key Take-Aways for Future College Applicants in NACAC’s 2018 State of College Admissions Report

Engineering 101: Are You Building Toward the Right Career?

Top five considerations in choosing your classes for next year - Score At The Top

Here’s How Your Competition Can Beat You in College Admissions…Part I

How to Avoid the Stressful Ordeal of Applying to Colleges

Getting started: Crafting Your College Essay

College Admissions Trends: The Past as Prologue – Part I

PSAT: The Good, The Very Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Score Academy Student and Tennis Phenom Signs with Stanford

AICE vs AP & IB: The California Conundrum (and New York’s, too)

How to Effectively Complete the Activities Section of College Applications

Apply for the Bright Futures Scholarship

Forget Catching the Worm: The Early Bird is More Likely to Get Admitted

Present a Consistent Picture of Yourself in Your College Applications - Score At The Top

Here’s Your Magic Formula for the Perfect College Application Essay - Score At The Top

Clearing Up Confusion About the College Application Personal Statement - Score At The Top

How Critical is “Demonstrated Interest” for College Admissions? - Score At The Top

Should I Take the SAT or ACT Essay?

Colleges That Superscore the ACT - Score At The Top

Wacky Scores on the June 2018 SAT - Score At The Top

Guidance On Picking The Best Colleges - Score At The Top - South Florida

It’s Summer Time: Are Your Children Losing their Learning?

Better Returns than Buffet's: The Bright Futures Scholarship - Score At The Top

Is There A Future Doctor in the House?

Get Directions On College Applications - Score At The Top - South Florida

Changes to the ACT 2018

Application Essays for Florida’s State Universities

Tips On College Financial Aid Letters - Score At The Top - South Florida

Death from College Cost Sticker Shock…and How to Avoid It: Part 2

Death from College Cost Sticker Shock…and How to Avoid It: Part 1

Academic Needs - Square Pegs (Students) - Score At The Top - South Florida

Tips To Choose Round Holes (Schools) - Score At The Top - South Florida

Insights On College Admission Process - Score At The Top - South Florida

Missed Oct PSAT? Know What To Do - Score At The Top - South Florida

CEO Judi Robinovitz Shares Her Story With VoyageMIA - Score At The Top

Information On Submitting Your SSAR - Score At The Top - South Florida

Benefits of Professional Test Prep - Score At The Top - South Florida

The Magic Formula for a Perfect College Application Essay - Score At The Top

What Matters to Admission Officers? - Score At The Top

Quick "Need to Knows" On Coalition App - Score At The Top - South Florida

5 Good Reasons to Prepare for the PSAT - Score At The Top

What’s Really Important About The College You Attend: Part II

What’s Really Important About The College You Attend: Part I

Colleges that Do NOT Superscore the SAT - Score At The Top

Know How Various Grades Are Different - Score At The Top - South Florida

WHAT? No Credits Toward College Graduation for Good AP Scores? - Score At The Top

Read About The ZeeMee Revolution - Score At The Top - South Florida

How To Get Into College, Part 3 of 3

SAT Subject Tests in August - Score At The Top

When does less than $6,000 equal nearly $150,000?

How To Get Into College, Part 2 of 3

How To Get Into College, Part 1 of 3

Score At The Top and Score Academy Renew Accreditation with AdvancED - Score At The Top

Summer-Time Guidance For Students - Score At The Top - South Florida

Overcoming Asperger’s - Score At The Top

A Middle School Decision that Casts a Long Shadow - Score At The Top

Spinning Gold - Score At The Top

Want to be Sure Summer is the Right Time to Start Test Prep?

Even Brighter Futures for Florida High School Scholars - Score At The Top

More Changes to the Common Application for 2017-18 - Score At The Top

Information On New Summer SAT Test - Score At The Top - South Florida

Musical Chairs and Admissions at Highly Selective Colleges - Score At The Top

What Works Well – and What Doesn’t – for Improving Learning and Test Scores - Score At The Top

How To Write An Uncommonly Good Common App Essay – Part-III

Read About The Win For Disabled Students - Score At The Top - South Florida

How To Write An Uncommonly Good Common App Essay – Part II

7 Study Tips for the AP Exams - Score At The Top

How To Write An Uncommonly Good Common App Essay – Part I

Tell Me You’re Kidding: ACT Tells Colleges WHAT? (Part II)

Tell Me You’re Kidding: ACT Tells Colleges WHAT? (Part I)

Being “Average” is Beginning to Look Good — and That’s a Very Bad Thing

Tips To Improve Your Admission Chances - Score At The Top - South Florida

Three Things To Do After Getting Your PSAT Score - Score At The Top

Deferred ≠ Dead - Score At The Top

What to do at Holiday Time - Score At The Top

3rd Grade State Testing: Do You Know About the Portfolio Option? - Score At The Top

EFS - What's that? - Score At The Top

Executive Function Skills - Part 2 - Score At The Top

7 Things to Remember When Submitting Your College Applications - Score At The Top

Why Learning Center-Based Tutoring Is Superior - Score At The Top - Florida

Aim For These Top 270 Universities - Score At The Top - South Florida

New glitches just discovered in Common App: PERSONAL ESSAY - Score At The Top

4 Ways to Manage Sports, School and College Apps With Your iPhone - Score At The Top

How to Establish a Testing Calendar in Light of the New SAT - Score At The Top

Colleges that Allow or Ask for an Uploaded Resume - Score At The Top

Back to School: Cyber Safety 101 - Score At The Top

Gain An Edge Over The Most Elite Colleges - Score At The Top - S. Florida

Application Essays: For Openers (Part I) - Score At The Top

Take A Break for Better Test Scores - Score At The Top

Outstanding College Counseling Services for Private School Students - Score At The Top

3 Hobbies to Help Reduce Your Anxiety About Going Away to School - Score At The Top

SAT & ACT Essay – Both Optional Beginning in March 2016

More News from the SAT Battlefront: SCORING - Score At The Top

Test Prep Provider For Saint Andrews - Score At The Top - South Florida

I Wish They All Could Be California…Cool Eco-Schools - Score At The Top

Examicide? Trouble in SATville and ACTville - Score At The Top

Help Your Teens Prepare for Milestone Events - Score At The Top

Will you be ready for the NEW SAT ESSAY? - Score At The Top

Four more chances to take the current SAT - Score At The Top

First Apartment? 3 Tips for a Seamless Move - Score At The Top

Are You Investing in SAT or ACT Tutoring? Get Real Results! - Score At The Top

The Skills You’ll Need for Redesigned SAT Essay - Score At The Top

Show Them You Care: Care Package Ideas for Your College-Bound Kid - Score At The Top

The Latest on the ACT - Score At The Top

A Half-Dozen Ways to Find Your Application Essay Voice - Score At The Top

Are you applying to UF, FSU, or UCF? - Score At The Top

5 Ways to Enhance Your Summer – and Your Future! - Score At The Top

The ACT Essay - Score At The Top

Junior Year PSAT/SAT/ACT Calendar for the Class of 2017 - Score At The Top

ACT Mutations? - Score At The Top

E-R-A Steps - Score At The Top - High School Courses Across South Florida

Are you ready for the changes to the ACT? - Score At The Top

Guest Blog: Athletic Recruitment at Elite Colleges - Score At The Top

7 Reasons for Med School Rejections - Score At The Top

4 Tools to Stay Safe During a College Tour - Score At The Top

Tips For Making a Strong Impression In SAT - Score At The Top - Florida

How to get off the waitlist - Score At The Top

Steer Clear of the New SAT - Score At The Top

Latest News Regarding the Redesigned SAT - Score At The Top

FSU Released their Final Freshmen Decisions - Score At The Top

College Acceptance: California Edition - Score At The Top

Comparing SAT’s and ACT’s new Essay Formats - Score At The Top

College Letter Season: I’m Going, I’m Going…Gone - Score At The Top

SAT Vocabulary Questions Gone! Hooray! But…not so fast - Score At The Top

A Controversy that Never Goes Away: Testing - Score At The Top

Create a Study Room for Your Child's SAT Prep - Score At The Top

The Redesigned SAT & PSAT ― Some New Information: Part 2

The Redesigned SAT & PSAT ― Some New Information (a Two-Part Post) Part 1

Ranking Your Status, or, the Current Status of Class Rank - Score At The Top

SAT Score Are In: Break Glass, Pull Handle! - Score At The Top

I got those graduation requirements wrapped up. Am I done? Or… - Score At The Top

Hobbies That Can Help Calm Your Mind Before College - Score At The Top

AP, IB, and AICE Programs: A Brief Comparison (Part 4) - Score At The Top

AP, IB, and AICE Programs: A Brief Comparison (Part 3) - Score At The Top

AP, IB, and AICE Programs: A Brief Comparison (Part 2) - Score At The Top

AP, IB, and AICE Programs: A Brief Comparison - Score At The Top

eLearning: Study Apps for Busy Teens - Score At The Top

The Redesigned SAT: New Math ― Sunny Skies, or Ominous Clouds? - Score At The Top

Enhancing your curriculum: Dual Enrollment vs AP - Score At The Top

Read The Story Of A Teflon Kid's Parent - Score At The Top - South Florida

CSS Profile ― Financial Aid from 276 colleges - Score At The Top

No College Loans, Only College Grants! Read on…. - Score At The Top

Five Effective Ways to Leverage your PSAT Scores - Score At The Top

College Application Season: Keep Your Kid's Identity Safe - Score At The Top

Three Tips on Approaching the Florida EOCs - Score At The Top

Improve Chances For Admission In Top Colleges - Score At The Top - Florida

How to Research Private Schools for your Child - Score At The Top

Want Money? Check Out Florida’s Financial Aid Programs! - Score At The Top

SAT/ACT Prep = $$ in the bank! - Score At The Top

Clarifying Notice For UF & FSU Applicants - Score At The Top - Florida

Put the Fun in Fundraising: 4 Creative Event Ideas - Score At The Top

6 SAT Study Apps to Help you Succeed - Score At The Top

You clicked SUBMIT. NOW what? - Score At The Top

Applying to UF or FSU? Then you'll need to complete the SSAR - Score At The Top

Know How To Fund Your Collegiate Dreams - Score At The Top - South Florida

COMMON APP: Essays and More Essays - Score At The Top

Early Action (EA) Vs. Early Decision (ED) - Score At The Top - Florida

Common App Activities Page Support - Score At The Top - South Florida

How Do I Complete the Education Page of the Common App? - Score At The Top

How Should I Complete the Testing Page of the Common App? - Score At The Top

Top 5 Apps to Stay Connected With Your Child Studying Overseas - Score At The Top

3 Key Changes to the New PSAT - Score At The Top

ACT Reveals its Redesign Plan for 2015 - Score At The Top

The Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT - Score At The Top

Score At The Top: More Than Children’s Play - Score At The Top

When your GPA doesn't equal your GPA - Score At The Top

How to Decide Which Major is Right For You - Score At The Top

The SAT Redesign (first test in March, 2016) - Score At The Top

Courses for Credit – A Brilliant Summer Opportunity - Score At The Top

How to Turn an Internship Into a Job Offer - Score At The Top

FLVS Courses Free for Everyone…Except McKay Parents - Score At The Top

And You Thought It Was Safe to Apply… - Score At The Top

Bring Your Horse to College - Score At The Top

Read On Suncoast High School Students' Success - Score At The Top - Florida

Bright Futures Gets Tougher - Score At The Top

The Fresh Air Fix For College Student Stress - Score At The Top

Visit & Compare College Campuses - Score At The Top - South Florida

Summer Programs & College Admission

College Students-to-Be: Stay Safe While Applying for Scholarships - Score At The Top

The Conundrum of College Admissions - Score At The Top

SAT Subject Tests - Do you really need them? - Score At The Top

Video Games for a Well-Rounded College Experience - Score At The Top

Florida's replacement for the FCAT, are there alternatives - Score At The Top

Will the New SAT Essay Really be Optional? - Score At The Top

The New SAT (2016) vs the Current SAT - Score At The Top

3 Tips for Succeeding at Online Classes - Score At The Top

SAT REASONING TEST: Big Changes Coming! - Score At The Top

Quicksand and the SAT (or ACT) - Score At The Top

Strategies for Stress Management During Midterms - Score At The Top

10 Most Important Factors in College Admissions - Score At The Top

College Admissions Trends - We've got your number! - Score At The Top

When is the best time to take the SAT? - Score At The Top

Test Optional Colleges - Score At The Top

How to Avoid Distractions While Studying at Home - Score At The Top

The Secret to Studying - Score At The Top

Back-To-School Gift Ideas for Stressed College Students - Score At The Top

The Colleges are Coming to the Miami College Fair - Score At The Top

Games And Learning: How Fun Activities Can Boost SAT And ACT Test Scores - Score At The Top

Your Resume: Your Opportunity to Stand Out in College Admissions - Score At The Top

What You Think You Know About College Admissions May Actually Hurt You - Score At The Top

College Admissions: Getting Realistic - Score At The Top

Standing by on the SAT: The College Board’s Waitlist - Score At The Top

PSATs are Back, now what? - Score At The Top

Ho Ho Homework! - Score At The Top

What's Next for Juniors? - Score At The Top

How to Succeed in College: Time Management Tips - Score At The Top

Sweat Away the Stress: 4 Benefits of Exercise for College Students - Score At The Top

Your Own Test Prep Privileges!! - Score At The Top

Common Application Deadline Extensions - Score At The Top

The Common App Daily Updates - Score At The Top

Untangling the Business Degree Web - Score At The Top

Homeschool Students and the Common Application - Score At The Top

The PSAT: Things to Remember - Score At The Top

Top of the Class: Helpful College Apps for Returning Students - Score At The Top

Are your SAT or ACT scores a poor reflection of you? - Score At The Top

SAT for HS Juniors and Seniors: Apps and more - Score At The Top

Who Gets in & Why

Academic Success is Virtually Assured with One of These Top New Laptops - Score At The Top

Florida Schools Change their GPA Calculations for Admissions - Score At The Top

Effects Of UF’s Admissions Procedure - Score At The Top - South Florida

How to Prepare Your College Student for Credit - Score At The Top

You're a Rockstar: 5 Rewards for the College Student - Score At The Top

Don't Want to Study for That Big Test? Here's Help for Procrastinators - Score At The Top

Writing Effective Responses To Essay Questions - Score At The Top - Florida

5 Most Useful Gifts for Their First Year of College - Score At The Top

Math is Beauitiful! Math is Poetry - Score At The Top

Brain Food: 5 Best Foods to Eat Before a Test - Score At The Top

What Some Colleges Are Asking Members of their 2013 Freshman Class to Read - Score At The Top

Brainstorming Ideas for Your College Application Essay - Score At The Top

Helpful High School Final Exam Tips - Score At The Top - South Florida

The Common Application for 2013-2014 - Score At The Top

The Latest Common App Essay Prompts (2013-14) - Score At The Top

Gold in Them Thar Hills: The Independent Educational Consultant - Score At The Top

More Common Application Questions, 2013-14 - Score At The Top

ACT Testing Goes Virtual - Score At The Top

A Guide to Becoming a College Student: 15 Practical Parenting Tips - Score At The Top

Twitter's Top Ten for College Admission - Score At The Top

College Board News about a Change in AP Exam Score Reporting! - Score At The Top

The Secret Test (?) - Score At The Top

Do's & Don'ts Of A Recommendation Letter - Score At The Top - South Florida

How Parents Can Prepare Their Students for College - Score At The Top

Parent Teacher Complex: Help Your Teen Ace Tests - Score At The Top

Appeals On Admissions Decisions - Score At The Top - South Florida

You Don't Know Jack: Preparing For College and Beyond - Score At The Top

Changes to the Common App - Score At The Top

10 Good Reasons to Take a Gap Year - Score At The Top

One STINKIN’ Question! - Score At The Top

ZZZs Make for As: A Tutor Talks All-Nighters - Score At The Top

Test Anxiety, Be Gone! - Score At The Top

Delusions of the College Applicant - Score At The Top

Making Effective Connections during the College Application Process - Score At The Top

SAT Statistics - Score At The Top

Find out when you will get your SAT scores - Score At The Top

Benefits Of Demonstrated Interest - Score At The Top - South Florida

Additional information on ACT test registration requirements - Score At The Top

New security measures for the SAT & ACT

E-R-A Steps For Better College Application - Score At The Top - Florida

Seniors! Beware! Don’t let up now, because your future college is watching! - Score At The Top

Prestigious Universities Admission Stats - Score At The Top - South Florida

New Trends in College Admissions: Unexpected Gold? - Score At The Top

An Education Meltdown? - Score At The Top

Taking the SAT? A Tougher Test Day ID Protocol is on the Way! - Score At The Top

How to Enrich Your Summer and Improve Your Chances for College Admission - Score At The Top

Developing Reading Skills In Teens - Score At The Top - South Florida

What We’re All About as a Team of Educational Consultants - Score At The Top

ACT Trivia…That’s Not So Trivial - Score At The Top

Choosing a College: The “Hunt” Starts Earlier! - Score At The Top

Changes to Boston University admission requirements for 2013 - Score At The Top

The colleges are coming! The colleges are coming! - Score At The Top

What If You Receive a Deferral? - Score At The Top

How To Show Interest In Your College Of Choice - Score At The Top - Florida

A message from Jeanne Allen, President of The Center for Education Reform - Score At The Top

Financial Aid - What you need to know! - Score At The Top

University of Florida expands its capacity through Innovation Academy - Score At The Top

Math Requirements - Bright Futures Scholarship - Score At The Top - Florida

Applying Early? Know What You’re Getting Into! - Score At The Top

Why This School? How to respond to a common application essay question. - Score At The Top

Where to find your college applications: - Score At The Top

Florida Virtual School Goes Extracurricular! - Score At The Top

Writing Your College Application Essay: Do’s & Don’ts

The first F in “FAFSA” stands for “free!” - Score At The Top

Effective July 1, 2011: FAFSA Required for Florida Bright Futures! - Score At The Top

Möbius Strip & Admissions Crisis - Score At The Top - South Florida

All that Glitters: Avoiding the Surprise of Place in College Visits - Score At The Top

Are You a Soprano? A Tenor? Finding Your Voice for the College Essay - Score At The Top

Green Building, Green Outlook, Green Outreach - Score At The Top

College Application Season is Quickly Approaching: Things you should know! - Score At The Top

Top Colleges Host Information Sessions - Score At The Top - South Florida

THE BUSINESS OF COLLEGE ADMISSIONS - Score At The Top

Princeton & Harvard Reinstate Early Admission

Our recent webinars/presentations - Score At The Top

Lowering Your Anxiety Level when You Take the SAT or ACT - Score At The Top

When to start prepping for the SAT & ACT

Federal Student Aid Deadline - Score At The Top - South Florida

Need a scholarship, but not sure where to look? - Score At The Top

10 Tedx Talks that Teachers Should Watch - Score At The Top

The Teen Rules For Technology in Our Society - Score At The Top

National Merit Cutoff Score for the Class of 2008 - Score At The Top

South Florida community colleges face overload - Score At The Top

Broward School District Lays off 400 teachers - Score At The Top

The SAT Essay - Score At The Top

Looking for a strong financial aid package for college? - Score At The Top

Test Prep, to What End? - Score At The Top

Summertime is the perfect season for improving your SAT results. - Score At The Top

Competing Party Scool Rankings - Score At The Top

Interesting NYT article - Score At The Top

SATT Featured in the Sun Sentinel - Score At The Top

Acceptances for the class of 2009! - Score At The Top

SAT “Score Choice” - Score At The Top

The New SAT Score Policy: Tiny Loophole, Big Shock? - Score At The Top

Giving Choice and Taking It Away - Score At The Top

Interesting Articles - Score At The Top

Tough Times Strain Colleges, Rich and Poor - Score At The Top

The declining market and college admissions - Score At The Top

How important is the SAT? - Score At The Top

The Economic Value of Test Prep - Score At The Top

The SAT/ACT are here to stay! - Score At The Top

Facing Up to FaceBook - Score At The Top

About the Blog - Score At The Top

Blame it on the SAT! - Score At The Top

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