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ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: Don’t Second Guess Yourself

June 21st, 2017

Tutor Dory talks about how to approach insecurity on questions and offers a strategy for how to avoid changing a correct answer to an incorrect one.

ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: Running Out of Time

June 19th, 2017

Senior Tutor Gary Surman discusses strategies for dealing with stress when you are worried about running out of time.

ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: Set Useful Goals

June 5th, 2017

Which goals will actually help you, and which goals won’t? Tutor Kim gives us the lowdown.

Visiting Schools: Tips & Suggestions

May 31st, 2017

Summer vacation is coming, and it’s the perfect time to visit colleges! Since these visits can be hectic, stressful, and overwhelming, we want to share some great tips to get the most out of your college visits. 1) Start early — it’s never NEVER too early to start looking at colleges. Even if you’re tagging … Continue reading “Visiting Schools: Tips & Suggestions”

ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: You Need to Eat!

May 22nd, 2017

President Scott Farber gives us a little tip about managing your blood sugar.

ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: Analyze Wrong Answers

May 15th, 2017

Tutor Dory Schultz talks about how to get the most out of your practice test results.

A-List Program Success: 1199 Student Spotlight

May 10th, 2017

We are so incredibly proud to highlight the success of our 1199 student, Allyson. Our partnership with 1199SEIU health care union allows us to run a two-part college readiness program for members’ families. We provide 30 hours of SAT test prep in the spring and then offer an 18 hour refresher SAT course in the fall. Allyson … Continue reading “A-List Program Success: 1199 Student Spotlight”

2016-2017 Acceptance Rates at Top Colleges

May 10th, 2017

Acceptance letters have been sent, students have weighed their options, and, as of May 1st, most students have decided and accepted their spot for the fall of 2017. Now that the class of 2021 has basically been set it’s time think about the next application cycle and the new acceptances rates being released from colleges … Continue reading “2016-2017 Acceptance Rates at Top Colleges”

ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: When to do Homework

May 9th, 2017

Senior tutor Gary Surman talks about when students should do test-prep homework in order to maximize its effect!

ACT/SAT Tip of the Week: Give Yourself Time

May 1st, 2017

Tutor Kim gives us a quick tip: take your time!