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US University Summer Programmes

February 7th, 2019

  Now is the time to be thinking critically about how you’d like to spend your summer holiday! While you are able to carve out some time for “fun in the sun”, US universities want to ensure that you are also doing something productive and engaging with your time away from school. Of course, this can take … Continue reading “US University Summer Programmes”

Why should you choose to enrol in a Bootcamp with A-List Education UK?

February 7th, 2019

When you choose to undertake something as ambitious as entering a US university, it shows you have the will and drive to succeed. Sometimes all you need is a boost to help you get the results you want. A-List Education can give you this with our ACT tutoring in London. When you are up against … Continue reading “Why should you choose to enrol in a Bootcamp with A-List Education UK?”

Getting Ready for March

February 6th, 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s February already! Perhaps even more disconcerting is the fact that the March SAT is just one short month away. Whether you already have one or two official exams under your belt or you’ll be taking your first in March, you’ll need to make good use of these next few weeks. … Continue reading “Getting Ready for March”

Taking the SAT in 2019? Get a head start on the competition with SAT tutoring in London

January 31st, 2019

If your aim is to get a place at a top university in the US, you will need to get a strong score on the SAT or the ACT. American universities rely on these standardised tests to filter out applicants. The SAT is hard enough for American students, whose whole school life has been geared … Continue reading “Taking the SAT in 2019? Get a head start on the competition with SAT tutoring in London”

ACT tutoring in London to increase your score

January 24th, 2019

In the UK, if you want to earn a place at a particular university, you generally go for an interview and, depending on how that interview goes, and your academic record to date, they make you an offer conditional on your final A-Level or IB results. Sometimes, a university will think you are such a … Continue reading “ACT tutoring in London to increase your score”

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”

Thinking about SAT tutoring in London?

January 17th, 2019

If your child harbours ambitions to get into a university in the US, they are most likely going to have to pass a standardised exam as well as their A level exams. It’s a lot of hard work to take on and often the best way to make sure it’s work that pays off is … Continue reading “Thinking about SAT tutoring in London?”

What you need to know about the ACT

January 10th, 2019

If you hope to attend university in the USA, you will need to pass a standardised exam. There are 2 types of tests you can sit, the SAT or the ACT. The 2 tests differ in structure, so you need to work out which one is best suited to you. From there you will need … Continue reading “What you need to know about the ACT”

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”