Category: A-List Blog

Scott Farber in the NY Times: A Quick Way to Cut College Costs

March 21st, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Scott Farber in the NY Times: A Quick Way to Cut College Costs

The New York Times recently ran an article by Steve Cohen highlighting A Quick Way to Cut College Costs, in which A-List’s own Scott Farber was quoted. The article discusses the rising cost of colleges and how reasonable the calculation of a student’s “expected family contribution” (E.F.C.) really is. With the rate at which college tuition … Continue reading “Scott Farber in the NY Times: A Quick Way to Cut College Costs”

Education Week Reports, Teachers Say They’re Unprepared for Common Core

February 28th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Education Week Reports, Teachers Say They’re Unprepared for Common Core

Education Week reports that according to a new survey nearly half of teachers feel unprepared to teach Common Core State Standards even as they’re being implemented in more and more classrooms across the country. The good news is A-List is here to help! A-List’s fully customizable professional development programs equip instructors with the tools and resources to … Continue reading “Education Week Reports, Teachers Say They’re Unprepared for Common Core”

Standardized Testing: Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

February 7th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, Educational Articles, / Comments Off on Standardized Testing: Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

Check out this interesting NY Times article detailing why some kids deal with test stress better than others. The answer may lie in our genetic makeup. Read the article: Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course

January 17th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course

A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course New York, NY. A-List Education announced that it will partner with the 92nd Street Y (92Y) to offer SAT and ACT prep classes this spring. A-List will provide a limited number of scholarships for qualifying students. These test prep … Continue reading “A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course”

A-List Partner Organization, Year Up, & A-List Employee Featured in Allure Magazine, on Today Show!

December 20th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Partner Organization, Year Up, & A-List Employee Featured in Allure Magazine, on Today Show!

The January issue of Allure Magazine features 24 young women from Year Up New York, including A-List’s very own Porsha Canales! These young women received makeovers, and they will be featured in the magazine and online with their photos and stories. The story, and behind the scenes video, are already up on Allure’s web site! … Continue reading “A-List Partner Organization, Year Up, & A-List Employee Featured in Allure Magazine, on Today Show!”

eSchool News Distributes A-List Press Release: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

December 10th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, A-List in the Press, / Comments Off on eSchool News Distributes A-List Press Release: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

Check out A-List Education featured on eSchool News: Press Release: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

December 7th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

New York, NY. A-List Education announced the release of their report “The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and College Entrance Exams,” a comprehensive alignment report correlating both the SAT and ACT to the Common Core , including a general outline of the tests to provide context with a cross reference to facilitate … Continue reading “A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams”

SAT Answers & Explanations: FREE Excerpt from “The Unofficial Guide to the Official SAT Study Guide”!

November 28th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on SAT Answers & Explanations: FREE Excerpt from “The Unofficial Guide to the Official SAT Study Guide”!

In addition to offering an extensive suite of SAT and ACT books, A-List Education’s NEW Bookstore is now offering visitors the first chapter of its best-selling book The Unofficial Guide to the Official SAT Study Guide– FOR FREE! A-List’s Unofficial Guide is an essential SAT test prep book, and is a solutions manual and companion guide to the College Board’s Official … Continue reading “SAT Answers & Explanations: FREE Excerpt from “The Unofficial Guide to the Official SAT Study Guide”!”

SAT/ACT Preparation Webinar Featuring A-List Education’s Scott Farber

November 26th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on SAT/ACT Preparation Webinar Featuring A-List Education’s Scott Farber

Watch A-List Education President, Scott Farber, discuss the ins and outs of SAT and ACT test preparation in this CollegeWeekLive webinar! WATCH WEBINAR

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: KNICKS POETRY SCHOLARS + Application Bootcamps THIS Weekend!

November 8th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: KNICKS POETRY SCHOLARS + Application Bootcamps THIS Weekend!

One of our partner organizations, Urban Word NYC, has teamed up with the NY Knicks to offer students a wonderful college scholarship opportunity! The Knicks Poetry Scholars program is a partnership between the New York Knicks and Urban Word NYC that awards FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS to the University of Wisconsin, Adelphi University, Syracuse University, St. John’s University … Continue reading “SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: KNICKS POETRY SCHOLARS + Application Bootcamps THIS Weekend!”