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US University Application Timeline for UK Students

July 9th, 2019

Year 11 Review US university application process with A-List advisor Begin building an extacurricular CV Address opportunities for growth in maths, reading and writing prior to SAT/ACT prep; make intentional curriculum selections for Upper Sixth Spring/Summer: Take practice SAT/ACT to gauge baseline for prep Summer: Explore universities through visits and summer programmes Year 12 September: … Continue reading “US University Application Timeline for UK Students”

Why use SAT tutoring in London?

July 4th, 2019

Sometimes it can be hard to motivate yourself to prepare for your SAT. It is easy to put it off for another day and as the feelings of anxiety or confusion begin to become overwhelming, anxiety can start to creep in. Unfortunately, this can be the downfall to many students, who find that they severely … Continue reading “Why use SAT tutoring in London?”

SAT and ACT Prep: 4 Things Every Parent Should Keep in Mind

July 1st, 2019

We understand that preparing for the SAT or ACT exam can be a stressful process for both students and parents. Here are three things to keep in mind when it gets tough: 1. It’s Smart to Start Preparing in the Summer Not only is important to start thinking about the ACT and SAT early but … Continue reading “SAT and ACT Prep: 4 Things Every Parent Should Keep in Mind”

Are you overwhelmed by your child sitting the SAT?

June 27th, 2019

Your child may be obsessed with US culture: the films, the music and the fashion. Your child has been telling you they want to go to university in the US, so after doing some research they know that they need to take the SAT. However, you have never taken the SAT or may not even … Continue reading “Are you overwhelmed by your child sitting the SAT?”

Prepare for the SAT in advance

June 20th, 2019

For many families, the preparation required for applying to universities can be both exciting and stressful. There are many British students who dream of studying outside of their home country, specifically the US, which in turn increases both the excitement and the stress. What is the SAT? Applying to US Universities requires students to attain … Continue reading “Prepare for the SAT in advance”

ACT/SAT Math Problem: Solve it with John Oh

June 18th, 2019

A-List’s Director Curriculum Development, John Oh, walks us through an ACT Math question that has multiple explanations! The degree measurements of the interior angles of a triangle form an arithmetic sequence with the common difference 10°. What is the first term of the sequence?   A.            80° B.            60° C.            50° D.            40° E.            30° … Continue reading “ACT/SAT Math Problem: Solve it with John Oh”

What is the SAT?

June 13th, 2019

We are all led to believe that applying to a university is an immensely stressful experience for both US high school students as well as UK students. For US universities in particular, many anxiety-ridden conversations tend to revolve around something called the SAT. Even through popular culture, there are films which show how students can … Continue reading “What is the SAT?”

Extended Project Qualification

June 9th, 2019

Carolyn Tate, Ph.D.: Having completed both a B.A. and Ph.D. in English, Dr Tate has learned to plan, write, and revise large-scale projects. Also, during her academic training, Dr Tate taught writing at private secondary schools and the University of Virginia. Helping young writers develop their skills and take pride in their work is still … Continue reading “Extended Project Qualification”

Is your child dreaming of attending university in the US?

June 6th, 2019

Many British students dream of studying at a university in the US. The admissions process for being accepted into US universities is considerably different to the requirements of British universities. While grades are important, there are numerous other factors that are considered before being accepted: letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and a high score … Continue reading “Is your child dreaming of attending university in the US?”

SAT tutoring in London is accessible for all students

May 23rd, 2019

Students all over the UK dream of studying at a US university, wherever in the states that may be. Many students have done their research and know that they need to pass their A Levels, maintain good grades, take part in extracurricular activities, have letters of recommendation and receive SAT tutoring in London to prepare … Continue reading “SAT tutoring in London is accessible for all students”