Tag: Test Prep

A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course

January 17th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course

A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course New York, NY. A-List Education announced that it will partner with the 92nd Street Y (92Y) to offer SAT and ACT prep classes this spring. A-List will provide a limited number of scholarships for qualifying students. These test prep … Continue reading “A-List Education and 92nd Street Y (92Y) Partner to Offer Comprehensive SAT and ACT Prep Course”

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!”

Issues Around ACT Writing Scores: Cause for Concern or Proceed as Normal?

January 27th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Issues Around ACT Writing Scores: Cause for Concern or Proceed as Normal?

The test prep experts at Top Tier Admissions recently called into question some serious issues around the new ACT writing section, mainly that students are scoring significantly lower on it. As they’ve noted from personal experience, some of their highest-achieving students “who routinely score a 35 or 36 composite” are now seeing Writing scores in the 20-25 range.  Our … Continue reading “Issues Around ACT Writing Scores: Cause for Concern or Proceed as Normal?”

Upcoming Conference: MENA Teacher Summit

September 20th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Upcoming Conference: MENA Teacher Summit

A-List is thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in the MENA Teacher Summit. An initiative of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Connected Community in the GCC, the Teacher Summit seeks to improve teaching and learning and connect education professionals throughout the MENA region to the resources provided by ASCD.  The event is an … Continue reading “Upcoming Conference: MENA Teacher Summit”

The New SAT – Should I still take it?!

September 1st, 2016 / alisteducation / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on The New SAT – Should I still take it?!

Written by A-List tutor, Dory Schultz With the recent update to the SAT, one question we have frequently heard over the past year is, “Do the changes to the SAT affect which test I should take?” Because the newest iteration of the SAT is still a somewhat unknown quantity, some students (and parents!) are worried … Continue reading “The New SAT – Should I still take it?!”

Scott Farber Featured on Boston’s NECN Morning News!

June 12th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Scott Farber Featured on Boston’s NECN Morning News!

Today A-List President’s  Scott Farber was interviewed on Boston’s NECN Morning News! Watch below as he discusses the education industry, increasing admissions competition, summer advice for high school students, and how A-List is changing the test preparation landscape with our SAT/ACT professional development:

Scott Farber on Arise TV

May 6th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, A-List in the Press, / Comments Off on Scott Farber on Arise TV

Yesterday (5/5/14) A-List President Scott Farber appeared on Arise TV’s The Arise Xchange. At 16 minutes in, watch Scott discuss the test prep industry, our SAT/ACT professional development in schools and nonprofits, and A-List’s aim to level the playing field. > Watch the clip!

10 Things To Think About Before The May SAT

April 30th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on 10 Things To Think About Before The May SAT

Okay, the May SAT is just days away. Not to worry, though. You have been preparing and should be ready. We just wanted to give you 10 things that you should be thinking about between now and test time: Print out your Admission Ticket now…not later. In case there is an issue with your printer, … Continue reading “10 Things To Think About Before The May SAT”

Check out Scott Farber on NBC News NY!

April 29th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Check out Scott Farber on NBC News NY!

Check out A-List President, Scott Farber, being kind of a big deal on NBC News NY last night! Watch as he discusses future changes to the SAT test and A-List’s work with schools.

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”