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When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls

When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls

June 3, 2020

As a psychologist, I see many teens immersed in the college planning process. Unfortunately, the sequence of events that unfolds

College Prep and Motivating Teenagers – Like Mixing Oil & Water?

College Prep and Motivating Teenagers – Like Mixing Oil & Water?

June 2, 2020

As most parents know, trying to motivate a teenager to do something they don’t want to do can feel like

What’s the Difference Between ACT vs. SAT: An Expert Offers His Opinion

What’s the Difference Between ACT vs. SAT: An Expert Offers His Opinion

January 23, 2020

It makes sense that there would be no need for two separate standardized tests if both were identical. So, it’s

ACT Test Tips From an Expert

ACT Test Tips From an Expert

January 12, 2020

At one time, the differences between the ACT and the SAT were more defined, however, those major differences, according to

How I Bypassed a Dream College and Graduated Debt Free

How I Bypassed a Dream College and Graduated Debt Free

October 27, 2019

  In 2006, I was accepted to my dream school, New York University. When I saw the financial aid package,

How to Plan Your Studying: SAT and ACT Test Prep Calendar

How to Plan Your Studying: SAT and ACT Test Prep Calendar

September 1, 2019

A good study plan is crucial for passing the SAT or ACT. To plan well, it’s good to know the

Junior Year in High School: College Planning Guide

Junior Year in High School: College Planning Guide

August 1, 2019

JUNIOR YEAR – 11th GRADE COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLIST Academic and Extra Curricular: Talk about college with your student. This is

5 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for the ACT

5 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for the ACT

August 1, 2019

Higher ACT scores help your student not only get into more selective schools, but they can also help them receive

Which Hurts Your Chances More: Low Grades or Low Test Scores?

Which Hurts Your Chances More: Low Grades or Low Test Scores?

August 1, 2019

Who is in the tougher situation when it comes to getting into college: the student whose high school GPA is

The SAT vs. ACT: Which One Should You Take?

The SAT vs. ACT: Which One Should You Take?

June 24, 2019

Everyone knows the importance of high test scores when it comes to college admissions and merit scholarships. (Yes, even in

Preparing for the ACT, SAT Math Sections: Advice From an Expert

Preparing for the ACT, SAT Math Sections: Advice From an Expert

March 28, 2018

There are lots of ways to prepare for the ACT and SAT: private tutoring, classes, online videos, and books, but

Recent Changes to the ACT/SAT: What Students Need to Know

Recent Changes to the ACT/SAT: What Students Need to Know

August 1, 2016

  There have been quite a few changes in the world of testing lately, all involving the SAT and ACT.