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The New SAT and What It Means for Your School

March 7th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on The New SAT and What It Means for Your School

With Wednesday’s announcement of the forthcoming changes to the SAT, many schools might be confused about what this means for their students. We want to assure you that we at A-List are well prepared for the transition. Here are a few important points to keep in mind in the coming months: The changes to the … Continue reading “The New SAT and What It Means for Your School”

Attention Students: Stay Motivated After the Holidays!

January 6th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Attention Students: Stay Motivated After the Holidays!

Feeling less than studious after the holidays? We know – getting back into school mode after a long break isn’t easy. (We’d rather be back in our pajamas, too.) Between the time off and the post-holiday blues, studying after a school break can seem so much harder than before, but rather than drown under the … Continue reading “Attention Students: Stay Motivated After the Holidays!”

NY Regional Professional Development on the NEW, Redesigned SAT

November 3rd, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on NY Regional Professional Development on the NEW, Redesigned SAT

A-List Education is offering a New York Regional Professional Development on the new, redesigned SAT this December! We will cover the significant SAT test changes announced by the College Board.  In preparation for the first administration of the redesigned test scheduled for March 2016, we will focus on the differences between the old and new formats, with separate … Continue reading “NY Regional Professional Development on the NEW, Redesigned SAT”

Scott Farber Presents on College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY) Panel

April 20th, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Scott Farber Presents on College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY) Panel

A-List President Scott Farber was recently on a panel of experts presenting at the College Access Consortium of New York’s  (CACNY) discussion of the redesigned SAT. Scott was joined by others in the education and test prep space including: Akil Bello, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Princeton Review and Shameek Robinson, The College Board’s Associate Director, NYC State and District Partnerships K-12, and … Continue reading “Scott Farber Presents on College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY) Panel”

The College Board Releases a Full-Length, NEW PSAT Sample Test

March 23rd, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on The College Board Releases a Full-Length, NEW PSAT Sample Test

BIG NEWS: The College Board has officially released a full-length  sample PSAT in its NEW format! We encourage you to check it out and give it a try- download the full test on the College Board site. New SAT practice tests are coming soon too; the College Board says that full-length sample SATs in the redesigned … Continue reading “The College Board Releases a Full-Length, NEW PSAT Sample Test”

New SAT to Old SAT & New SAT to ACT Conversion Charts

May 10th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on New SAT to Old SAT & New SAT to ACT Conversion Charts

The College Board has released an app that allows one to convert new SAT scores to old SAT scores and vice versa.  As of now, this data is only available on a one-to-one basis, but A-List SAT/ACT expert, Robert Hay, tabulated it into a spreadsheet. Our test experts are going to continue to look at this … Continue reading “New SAT to Old SAT & New SAT to ACT Conversion Charts”

Advice for Sophomores Getting Started with SAT/ACT Prep

May 5th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Advice for Sophomores Getting Started with SAT/ACT Prep

The SAT and ACT are scary. They are long, they are fast, and they are hard, so trying to figure out how to prepare for them can be overwhelming. Luckily, A-List is here to give a couple quick tips to get sophomores started this summer! The first thing to do is learn the basics of … Continue reading “Advice for Sophomores Getting Started with SAT/ACT Prep”

Test Talk! with Gary Surman

May 4th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Test Talk! with Gary Surman

A-List’s in-house math expert, Gary Surman double-majored in Mathematics and Physics at SUNY Geneseo and earned his Masters with honors in Mathematics from the University of Colorado. In addition to his extensive experience tutoring all levels of math (including at the university level), ELA, physics, and chemistry, Gary also analyzes standardized tests, writes curriculum, and trains tutors and teachers. He … Continue reading “Test Talk! with Gary Surman”

College Board Releases More Details About the Redesigned SAT

April 16th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on College Board Releases More Details About the Redesigned SAT

Today we learned a bit more about the upcoming changes to the SAT test. According to The College Board, the redesigned test  “will focus on the knowledge and skills that current research shows are most essential for college and career readiness and success,” and involves eight changes: Relevant Words in Context Command of Evidence Essay Analyzing … Continue reading “College Board Releases More Details About the Redesigned SAT”

A-List Middle East to Host a Seminar at the Collegiate American School in Dubai

February 5th, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Middle East to Host a Seminar at the Collegiate American School in Dubai

Exciting international news for A-List! On Saturday, February 21, 2015, A-List Education Middle East in collaboration with Know.Do.Serve.Learn. (KDSL), will host a seminar at the Collegiate American School (CAS) in Dubai to review format and content changes to the SAT. Scott Farber will be presenting on the re-designed tests and the subsequent new challenges for students and schools. The … Continue reading “A-List Middle East to Host a Seminar at the Collegiate American School in Dubai”