It’s something that we’re hearing more and more of, students who are submitting both ACT and SAT score to the colleges they are applying to. It seems to be a fairly new phenomenon; it’s something that’s become particularly prevalent (and that we’ve been asked more and more about) in the last couple of years. The […]
When applying to college, you’ll inevitably run into myths and misconceptions. From what schools look for, to the importance of participating in every extracurricular possible, to who should write Recommendation Letters. All of them have a story attached to it. One of the most important things you can do to get ready to apply to […]
There are a lot of items you will need to procure or create when putting together your college applications: transcripts, teacher recommendations, and essays, to name a few. You may also have to put together and submit a résumé. Given that most high schoolers have never had to put together a résumé for anything other […]
After all the tough questions on the ACT or SAT, you have another one to answer when your scores arrive: Should you take the test again? There isn’t a universal right answer to this one. The best choice depends on you and the colleges you’re applying to. When you’re making your decision, consider these questions: […]
On the day SAT scores are released, I wait for the one phone call that never fails: that from a distraught parent who cannot understand why her daughter with a 4.5 GPA received a 1350 on the SAT. Teachers and administrators at her daughter’s school may be quick to jump on the test anxiety bandwagon, […]
It’s something that we’re hearing more and more of recently–students who are submitting both ACT and SAT score to the colleges to which they are applying. It seems to be a fairly new phenomenon; it’s something that’s become particularly prevalent (and that we’ve been asked more and more about) in the last couple of years.
That last summer before senior year is a great one–full of excitement, expectation, and possibility. It’s the summer before your last year of high school, and your last “real” summer before college. Even though it’s a magical time, though, you still need to be planning ahead, particularly if applying to college is on the horizon. […]