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19 06, 2020

Tips for Finding and Applying for Scholarships

By |2020-06-19T17:24:46+00:00June 19th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

Many people will say that their years in college were the best of their lives, and with tips for finding and applying for scholarships, there is an affordable path to get there. College is a milestone where students are able to explore new experiences, meet new people, and develop independence all while gaining a quality [...]

21 05, 2020

What Is a Safety School?

By |2020-05-21T15:05:58+00:00May 21st, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

What is a safety school? As your time in high school comes to an end, you may feel like you’re about to go skydiving. You’re both nervous and excited as you prepare to jump out of a perfectly good plane—your school, your home, your friends—into a wide world of possibilities. College will be the parachute [...]

8 05, 2020

When Should I Start Visiting Colleges?

By |2020-05-08T17:26:37+00:00May 8th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

When you start thinking about college applications, you should also start thinking about when to start visiting colleges. Visiting a campus in-person or online will give you an idea of what the day-to-day life is like on campus. A college campus visit is also a good chance to talk to students, professors, coaches, or admissions [...]

1 05, 2020

Choosing a College Major

By |2020-05-01T14:08:47+00:00May 1st, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

There are many factors to review when choosing a college major. What does a social worker, mechanical engineer, and accountant all have in common? While this may seem like the start of a bad joke, they all actually have one important similarity. Any idea? Well, they all had to choose their respective fields when selecting [...]

27 04, 2020

How to Apply to College for Free

By |2020-04-27T18:46:24+00:00April 27th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

College can be seriously expensive these days - and I’m not just talking about tuition, room, and board - it would be nice to apply to college for free! The cost just to apply to colleges can really add up quickly. This is especially if you have a lot of schools on your list, or [...]

9 04, 2020

What to Know Before Taking Your SAT

By |2020-04-09T16:33:39+00:00April 9th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

Before you take your SAT (whether it’s your first attempt or not), there are a few things you need to know. Let’s talk about how to study effectively for taking the SAT, how to be prepared for the test, and what to do on the big day. How to Study Effectively for the SAT To [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s on the ACT Reading Test?

By |2020-03-10T17:09:34+00:00March 10th, 2020|ACT, Uncategorized|

Okay, so the ACT has a reading test, but what should you expect from it, exactly? Are the passages like the literature that students read in school? Do students need to have read certain books or articles beforehand? We’ll go over these questions as well as offer some tips and strategies to best prepare for [...]

16 12, 2019

How Many Times Should You Take the SAT?

By |2020-02-14T17:43:44+00:00December 16th, 2019|SAT, Uncategorized|

While prepping for the SAT, students often ask how many times they should take the test. The short answer? You can take it as many times as you want, but that doesn’t mean you should. How Many Times Can You Take the SAT? Currently, there is no limit to the number of times a student [...]