If you know anything about what it takes to go through the approval process for accommodations on the SAT, you’ll be thrilled to know that things just got simpler. Accommodations refer to adjustments made to the administration of the SAT based on a particular student’s needs.  Common accommodations include extended time, extra breaks, large-print testing

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Our January Tutor of the Month is…

Thursday, 12 January 2017 by

When it comes to helping students with college entrance exams, organizing homework folders and binders, or studying for Algebra II, Nana Abrefah can do it all. Since October 2016, Nana has worked with students prepare for their upcoming ACT and SAT exams, improve grades in Algebra II and Pre-Calculus, and helped younger students straighten up

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Even though it’s summer, instead of spending your days watching Netflix and lounging by the pool, your time would be best spent by taking some time to prepare for upcoming college application essays. Don’t wait until September or October when you are stressed out with homework, sports, and other extra-curricular activities. Now is the time to

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The biggest myth about the ACT science section is that you have to be a science whiz. Guess what? You don’t!!! You just have to know science enough to not get intimidated and bogged down with science graphs and tables, even if they are of concepts you are totally unfamiliar with. After you realize that

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It’s standardized test prep season and there are currently three options for high school juniors and seniors to consider: The current SAT The redesigned SAT (first offered in March 2016) The ACT Many options are usually great, but in this case… BEWARE: some schools will not accept the current SAT for students graduating in 2017.

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For many high school juniors, taking the new SAT (also called the Revised SAT) for the first time this spring may seem like a rite of passage. After all, most students take a college entrance exam a couple of times in the spring of their junior year and often again in the fall of their

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Yes, that’s right, there are yet again changes to the ACT test. If your child is taking the exam on or after September 12th, 2015, then he or she (and you!) will need to learn the ropes of the new ACT essay. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Change is in the air Here’s

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The deadline for early decision college applications is quickly approaching, which means for high school seniors college applications is on the brain. There are hundreds of thousands of books, blogs, and articles on the college admissions process. But what exactly is every admission team looking for? What is the magic formula to receive a thick admission

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College Prep Timeline

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 by

As a parent, you know that college is one of the most important milestones in your student’s life. Writing a strong essay and scoring high on the SATs can be crucial when it comes to getting accepted. However, it is often the case that students, and parents as well, do not put much consideration into

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Many parents dread hearing their child say these words before heading off to college: I’m going to major in Liberal Arts. With the precarious state of the economy and the unemployment rate, those words can be daunting for any parent. All they want is for their child to succeed; what are their chances with a

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