College Admissions, math, SAT

5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid on SAT Math

Sure, multiple choice questions on the SAT are easy, right? Did you ever notice when practicing SAT multiple choice questions that even when you get an answer that you think is correct (but is wrong), your incorrect answer is a choice! Repeat - your wrong answer is one of the choices! Aarrgghh. This instills unfounded… Continue reading 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid on SAT Math

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How to Narrow Down Your List of College Choices

If you are a current high school student you have likely been subjected to the litany of college discussions and preparations that are so prevalent in our society. The constant barrage of information regarding PSAT, SAT, ACT, Subject tests, AP courses, college visits, FAFSA and the Common App Essay, while informative, can also create pressure… Continue reading How to Narrow Down Your List of College Choices

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5 Steps for Writing an Amazing College Admissions Essay

1. Brainstorm Ideas. Look, I get it! It’s almost summer break and the LAST thing that you want to be thinking about is your college admissions essay…but you have to! Unfortunately, it isn’t just going to write itself. I can remember being a high school junior (way back in the dark ages) and thinking that… Continue reading 5 Steps for Writing an Amazing College Admissions Essay