17 07, 2018

SAT vs. ACT: Which Test Do Colleges Prefer?

By | 2018-07-17T16:57:11+00:00 July 17th, 2018|ACT, Admissions, SAT|

Most colleges require applicants to submit either the SAT or ACT. But which test is preferred by admissions officers? If this were a multiple-choice question, the correct answer would be “None of the Above!” The SAT and ACT are treated the same for the purposes of college admissions. Neither test is considered “better” or “more [...]

4 12, 2017

Stay on Top of the SAT and ACT in December

By | 2018-07-10T15:51:15+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Admissions|

GET STARTED WITH A PREP PLAN It's December. As students wrap up first semester's final papers, projects and exams, it's a great time for parents to look ahead to 2018. This week, Molly lays out the roadmap to conquering the SAT and ACT, starting in December. You can get videos like [...]

29 03, 2017

What Is Rolling Admission and Why Would You Apply?

By | 2018-07-16T02:54:52+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Admissions|

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 [...]

16 03, 2017

The 10 Best Film Schools from Boston to Los Angeles

By | 2018-08-01T17:25:32+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Admissions|

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 [...]

28 02, 2017

Investigating the 10 Best Journalism Schools for Undergrads

By | 2018-08-01T17:11:27+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Admissions|

More Americans are attending college than ever before, which means wonderful things for our nation’s prosperity and future generations’ quality of life. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “between 2004 and 2014, enrollment increased 17 percent, from 17.3 million to 20.2 million.” Yet for recent college graduates, navigating the job market has [...]

23 02, 2017

Ultimate List of Extracurricular Activities to Spark Inspiration

By | 2018-08-01T17:08:04+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Admissions|

What Are Extracurricular Activities? When you think about preparing to apply to college, you probably tend to think about taking classes that are appropriately advanced for you, earning good grades in those classes, preparing for the SAT or the ACT to attain a strong score, and crafting your college essays. Every piece of the [...]

21 02, 2017

High School Classes: The Complete List

By | 2018-08-01T17:06:57+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Admissions|

Picking high school classes is an inescapable part of high school. They also have an effect on your college admissions. If you’re in high school, college applications may seem very far away, or they may seem impossibly close, no matter which year you’re in right now. There are a number of pieces to the [...]