College Admissions

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

SAT Subject Tests

What about SAT Subject Tests?

Should you take those too? And, what are the SAT Subject tests? As if junior and senior years aren’t stressful enough with college admissions craziness, now you may need to add SAT Subject tests (formerly called SAT II tests) to your list of things to do. Fear not! Many schools don’t require Subject tests for… Continue reading What about SAT Subject Tests?

ACT, SAT

ACT or SAT? That is the Question

  By Jean-Marie Gard; originally posted on Ready4  blog July 2016. College visits, applications, and standardized tests, oh my! There are so many decisions facing college-bound juniors and seniors. It can be daunting! One of the predominant questions students ask is: ACT or SAT – which test should I take? Many students puzzle over this and… Continue reading ACT or SAT? That is the Question