Tag: College

College Spotlight: An Emory University Experience

August 22nd, 2017 / alisteducation / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on College Spotlight: An Emory University Experience

Sometimes it’s good to learn about a college from a student’s perspective. After all, students are the ones taking classes, involved in clubs and extra-curriculars, partaking in campus activities, and exploring the surrounding city. Check out A-List Tutor, Alice Halter’s take on her experience at Emory University. I recently graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory … Continue reading “College Spotlight: An Emory University Experience”

Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards

September 27th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards

Watch U.S. Secretary of Education, Arnie Duncan, discuss College Readiness and Common Core State standards. A-List has produced a comprehensive alignment report correlating both the SAT and ACT to the Common Core State Standards for both ELA and Math including a general outline of the tests which provide context, and a cross reference to A-List … Continue reading “Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards”

A-List College Advising: Let Us Help You Through the Admissions Process

April 7th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List College Advising: Let Us Help You Through the Admissions Process

The journey to college is undeniably stressful. With over 5,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. alone, each with their own specific admissions requirements, it can be daunting to know how to even begin your college search. If you’re having trouble figuring out how or where to start, A-List college advising can help. Whether you’re … Continue reading “A-List College Advising: Let Us Help You Through the Admissions Process”

A-List UK’s FREE SAT/ACT & US Application Workshop with the Fulbright Commission

May 12th, 2016 / alisteducation / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List UK’s FREE SAT/ACT & US Application Workshop with the Fulbright Commission

A-List is running a FREE SAT/ACT and US applications workshop for teachers with the Fulbright Commission on June 23rd at the University of Notre Dame in Central London. The workshop is designed to give UK teachers a thorough grounding in the SAT/ACT and the US application process so they can provide support to students applying … Continue reading “A-List UK’s FREE SAT/ACT & US Application Workshop with the Fulbright Commission”

Successful College Advising Seminar with Anna Marie Smith & Michael Binder

February 10th, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Successful College Advising Seminar with Anna Marie Smith & Michael Binder

This past Sunday, February 8th, A-List Director of College Advising, Anna Marie Smith and President of Your College Navigator, LLC, Michael Binder came together to discuss college admissions. Topics discussed included: Gaining admissions and scholarships in today’s highly competitive college environment How students can maximize both their admissions and scholarship potential! The application review cycle from a former university Admission … Continue reading “Successful College Advising Seminar with Anna Marie Smith & Michael Binder”

A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference

June 5th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference

BIG NEWS! A-List Education has been invited to present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) 28th Annual Staff Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on July 16-19, 2014! The focus of the conference will be optional career pathways and changes in instruction and support that are necessary to adequately prepare students for college, advanced training, and the … Continue reading “A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference”

COLLEGE PLANNING WEBINAR: AN HOUR WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

May 21st, 2014 / alisteducation / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on COLLEGE PLANNING WEBINAR: AN HOUR WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

A-List has partnered with Your College Navigator to present the first of several exciting webinar events with representatives from prominent colleges and universities. Parents and students are invited to join us for our first webinar: “An hour with the University of Chicago” on Tuesday, May 27th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM EST. The University of Chicago … Continue reading “COLLEGE PLANNING WEBINAR: AN HOUR WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO”

SquashBusters Students with Their NEW SAT Books of Knowledge!

July 22nd, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on SquashBusters Students with Their NEW SAT Books of Knowledge!

Ever since SquashBusters representatives attended an A-List SAT/ACT professional development seminar, our friends at the Massachusetts-based youth enrichment program, have supplied their students with A-List’s SAT/ACT materials. We’re so pleased to share this picture of a few of SquashBusters’ students with their new SAT Books of Knowledge getting ready to embark on the (oh-so-fun) SAT test preparation … Continue reading “SquashBusters Students with Their NEW SAT Books of Knowledge!”

College Admissions: Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their College Essays

September 25th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on College Admissions: Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their College Essays

This important webinar was hosted by our friends over at College Essay Organizer. Watch to learn how to become a more desirable applicant. Discover the purpose of your college essays and what admission officers are looking for. Recognize what not to do so you don’t waste valuable time and hurt your chances. Randy Levin holds an MA in … Continue reading “College Admissions: Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their College Essays”

Intro to College Admissions: An Hour with Lehigh University

September 2nd, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Intro to College Admissions: An Hour with Lehigh University

On August 26th, A-List and Your College Navigator teamed up to present an exciting webinar event with Ms. Samantha Pitcher, Assistant Director, Lehigh University, Office of Admissions. Topics included: The distinctive qualities of Lehigh University What the university looks for in its candidates Question and answer session We invite you to watch the webinar below for a behind-the-scenes … Continue reading “Intro to College Admissions: An Hour with Lehigh University”