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March 3, 2015
Posted by ben | in colleges | Comments ()
  They are two Mid-Atlantic locations and two flagship campuses of two state universities. The University of Delaware in Newark, DE and University of Maryland in College Park, MD are both proud representatives of their respective states...
March 2, 2015
Posted by ben | in SAT | Comments ()
       
March 2, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in SAT | Comments ()
  In the first of our weekly video series, Ned help you understand some of the new pieces to the revised SAT math and reading sections.  
February 26, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in tips | Comments ()
“My friend says kids who are smart don’t need test prep.” That thought has been echoing through my head all week.  First of all, I’ve come to really dislike the word “smart.”  One, “smart”...
February 19, 2015
Posted by aaron.golumbfskie | in | Comments ()
By this point in the year, most juniors have endured the SAT or ACT at least once, and those who haven’t will likely do so in the next few weeks. Some lucky few will have exceeded their goals, and high-fives to you if you did! Many more,...
February 12, 2015
Posted by Jeff Knox | in college applications | Comments ()
Let’s talk about one of the most important components of a school application: letters of recommendation.  Typically, you’ll need to have one from your guidance counselor and one from a teacher of your choice (although some colleges...
February 5, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in tutoring | Comments ()
A student of mine related that one of her friends began test prep in 9th grade.  Weekly.  For two hours.  With the most expensive tutor in the city.  (Full disclosure: I too am a high-priced test prep tutor). My student...
January 29, 2015
First of all, what is it? The Conflicting Viewpoints passage is a section that tests your ability to understand, analyze and compare two or three different experimental results, hypotheses, or scientific opinions.  The emphasis here is on...
January 22, 2015
Posted by Jeff Knox | in counselors | Comments ()
“Think about it this way. You’ll have the most success when you categorize your life into two categories – things you can control and things you can’t – and then focus on only the former.” That’s the piece...
January 15, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in tips | Comments ()
I met yesterday with a student and her mom to discuss the anxiety that this girl has been feeling and the toll it has been taking on her performance (and happiness!)  With exams coming up, we were putting our heads together about a plan:...
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