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SAT and ACT: What We Recommend for Sophomores

Last Updated on Mar 5, 2019 6:32:00 AM

Year after year, the same crucial question is posed: “When should I start taking the SAT and ACT?” Our answer: “Early.” If you’ll complete Algebra 2 by the end of your sophomore year, then consider the June* ACT and August SAT at the end of your sophomore year. That leads to the next question:

Topics: College Admission, ACT/SAT, Test-Prep

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Topics: College Admission, ACT/SAT, Test-Prep

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

Last Updated on Nov 26, 2018 6:01:00 AM

When your GPA is NOT your GPA

Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, AICE, ib

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Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, AICE, ib

WHAT? No Credits Toward College Graduation for Good AP Scores?

Last Updated on Jul 31, 2017 7:00:00 AM

We bring to your attention this blog published in early May of this year on cnbc.com concerning students who take AP tests:

Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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

Last Updated on Jul 21, 2017 12:22:17 PM

When does less than $6,000 equal nearly $150,000? That’s an uncommon equation –even for the diehard lottery player. But for a college-bound student and his family, such “winning” odds are quite possible!

Topics: College Admission, Tutoring, College Counseling

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Topics: College Admission, Tutoring, College Counseling

The Economic Value of Test Prep

Last Updated on Oct 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM

As families face tough economic decisions, they sacrifice their children’s exta-curricular and enrichment programs. Elite athletic travel teams are forced to fold as once-popular tournaments shrink in number or disappear. That trend is mirrored in academic areas. Test preparation for college entrance (SAT/ACT) and AP exams falls to the wayside, too. Yet few families realize the long-term financial repercussions that such decisions about exams can have.

Topics: College Admission, Test-Prep, Tutoring, Educational Consulting

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Topics: College Admission, Test-Prep, Tutoring, Educational Consulting

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