18 05, 2017

Should I Take the August SAT? Guide to Choosing Fall SAT Test Dates

By | 2017-08-17T20:24:00+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

The College Board administers an SAT on August 26th, 2017 - a newly added test date to the SAT calendar. It falls at the beginning of a busy fall and winter standardized testing schedule, before SATs in October, November, and December. Here are the SAT test dates this fall: SAT Test Date Normal Deadline [...]

15 05, 2017

The Best Time to Take the SAT or ACT

By | 2017-08-18T16:08:07+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Articles|2 Comments

What’s the best time to take the SAT? What about the ACT? There are seven SAT test dates and six ACT test dates throughout the calendar year. And colleges accept test scores from any test date, taken at any point in high school. So how should you schedule test dates and test prep so that [...]

10 04, 2017

5 Things I Would Have Done Differently My Freshman Year of College

By | 2017-08-03T23:59:55+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

As graduation looms ahead, I’ve started to look back and reflect on my time in college. Some years were good, some weren’t the best. My freshman year was tough for me, but I think there are many things I could have done differently to have made a better experience for myself. I thought I would [...]

3 04, 2017

How to Earn Scholarships Based on ACT Scores

By | 2017-08-18T16:05:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Just getting through high school in one piece is hard enough, but to get into the college of your choice, you really have to keep many plates spinning at once. One plate to spin is the cost of college. And one way to help cut the cost of college is to earn scholarships based on [...]

29 03, 2017

What Is Rolling Admission and Why Would You Apply?

By | 2017-08-04T00:12:13+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

When it comes to the college application process, most students know that it is extremely important to be aware of deadlines. This is true not only in terms of deadlines to submit the actual application, but also deadlines for registering for standardized tests, applying for scholarships and financial aid, and even reminding your recommenders to [...]

28 03, 2017

Guide to ACT Registration

By | 2017-03-28T15:21:41+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

There are many different pieces to the college application process - selecting the colleges to which you’ll apply, gathering your transcripts and other documents, writing your essays and answer short-answer prompts, collecting letters of recommendation, and so on and so forth. In the timeline of college applications, one of the first items you’ll need to [...]

16 03, 2017

The 10 Best Film Schools from Boston to Los Angeles

By | 2017-07-31T15:41:07+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Born and raised in the digital age, many of today’s high school students dream of pursuing careers in film and attending the country's best film schools. Most undergraduate programs have updated their classes and facilities to reflect 21st century innovations, making this an exciting area of study. Making films is both an art and a [...]

16 03, 2017

How to Pay for College

By | 2017-03-16T03:53:35+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

In the previous chapter of the Ultimate College Prep Guide, we talked about all of the discretionary things that your student can do to make their application even stronger. In addition to grades and test scores, the SAT Subject Tests, college interviews, extracurricular activities, and the mid-year update are all taken into consideration by admissions [...]

9 03, 2017

Introduction to SAT Subject Tests: How to Plan for the SAT II

By | 2017-08-01T19:18:35+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

If you’ve made your way to this article, you’ve at least heard of SAT Subject Tests, but you may not know much about them. SAT Subject Tests, also known as the SAT II's, are administered by the College Board (the same organization that provides the regular SAT.) They assess your ability to demonstrate critical thinking [...]