Category: A-List Blog

More Reading in SAT Math

March 5th, 2019

Recently, while working with some math teachers, I recommended that they include word problems–lengthy word problems–like those found on the SAT on their quizzes and tests. To which, they replied, “Why? We don’t teach just SAT-Math.” Of course, SAT-Math isn’t some esoteric branch of mathematics. It’s algebra – a lot of algebra. But, a plethora … Continue reading “More Reading in SAT Math”

College Visits in D.C. & Maryland

April 5th, 2019

A-List’s Director of Advising, Natasha de Sherbinin, recently visited colleges in the District of Columbia region including University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, George Washington University, American University, and Loyola Maryland. Check out some information about the schools below! Loyola University Maryland 3,924 undergraduate students 66% acceptance rate 3.5 average GPA 1170-1320 SAT middle 50% … Continue reading “College Visits in D.C. & Maryland”

Summer Program Opportunities: Thinking Outside the Ordinary

January 18th, 2019

Did you know that most summer program applications are due in March & April? Now is the time to begin looking into summer opportunities that could help set you apart as an applicant. Watch the recorded webinar below as Peter Shumlin, Former Governor of Vermont and Co-Director of Putney Student Travel, and Natasha de Sherbinin, Director of … Continue reading “Summer Program Opportunities: Thinking Outside the Ordinary”

College Applications: Deferral Game Plan

January 8th, 2019

More and more students apply early to college every year. It’s important to be prepared when notifications come out. A-List Education’s Director of Advising Natasha de Sherbinin has some advice on what to do if you are deferred: Don’t take it personally: This process can be very stressful for families, but once you put together a strong application, … Continue reading “College Applications: Deferral Game Plan”

Going the Distance: The Importance of Grit for Success on the ACT & SAT

January 2nd, 2019

I apologize in advance, but I’m about the brag about two of my students. A few months back, I talked about grit: when the going gets tough, the tough get going. For those of you who also coach athletics, you probably often talk about it, though you may not actually use that word (none of … Continue reading “Going the Distance: The Importance of Grit for Success on the ACT & SAT”

Preparing for your SAT exam – is London SAT tutoring helpful?

September 27th, 2018

Getting ready for the SAT needn’t be difficult – it requires detailed planning and intensive preparation. Self-tutoring students in particular shouldn’t take the SAT test without careful preparation. At A-List Education UK, we are proud of our SAT results. Over the years we have helped many students achieve scores needed for admission into the university … Continue reading “Preparing for your SAT exam – is London SAT tutoring helpful?”

The ACT – frequently asked questions

September 20th, 2018

Selecting the best university for your undergraduate studies can be quite challenging, especially if you are not well-acquainted with the American educational system and admissions process. While it may be tempting to prepare for both the ACT and the SAT, you are more likely to score well by focusing on one exam to start. At … Continue reading “The ACT – frequently asked questions”

Tips and tricks for scoring higher on the SAT exam

September 12th, 2018

Preparing and studying for the SAT is a challenge, and you might not know where to start. At A-List Education UK, we have you covered – our experienced tutors are here to guide you through the test, adapt your strategy to improve your score and enable you to improve your critical thinking skills. What is … Continue reading “Tips and tricks for scoring higher on the SAT exam”

Prepare for your ACT exam with our ACT tutoring services in London

September 6th, 2018

If you are interested in sitting the ACT exam, it is important to start preparing well in advance. Finding all the resources you need can be tough, which is why tutoring can be helpful. At A-List Education UK, we have gathered a team of outstanding instructors with extensive experience in both the ACT and SAT … Continue reading “Prepare for your ACT exam with our ACT tutoring services in London”

Preparing for the SAT – some helpful tips

August 30th, 2018

Preparing for the SAT is a big endeavour and many students do not know when to start. A good way to prepare as thoroughly as possible is to undergo SAT Tutoring in London. Tutoring will help you overcome any problems right from the beginning and help you with different ways to adapt your strategy. At … Continue reading “Preparing for the SAT – some helpful tips”