Tag: test preparation

How Much is a High SAT Score Worth?

September 17th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, Educational Articles, / Comments Off on How Much is a High SAT Score Worth?

How much is a high SAT score worth? Up to $100K in future earnings, according to a Forbes blogger… So we hope that you’re putting in the work with your tutors and staying on top of your SAT/ACT test preparation! Check out the Forbes article here. 

A-List Education Professional Development: Life-Saving Solutions for the SAT & ACT

April 26th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Education Professional Development: Life-Saving Solutions for the SAT & ACT

Which of the following is true about SAT and ACT test preparation? SAT and ACT test prep can… Create STRESS for students, parents, and counselors Improve odds of college admission Cost families thousands of dollars Earn students scholarships, grants, and financial aid Be aligned to Common Core curriculum ALL of the above If you answered … Continue reading “A-List Education Professional Development: Life-Saving Solutions for the SAT & ACT”

Important Things to Do as You Prepare for Upcoming SAT/ACT Test Dates

November 1st, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Important Things to Do as You Prepare for Upcoming SAT/ACT Test Dates

(This blog post was written by A-List tutor and SAT/ACT expert, Andrew Golledge.) So you’ve settled in with your tutor and covered much of the basic content from the Book of Knowledge. Great! Here are some good habits to prioritize as you transition into the next phase of your preparation for those December and January … Continue reading “Important Things to Do as You Prepare for Upcoming SAT/ACT Test Dates”

Taking the PSAT…Seriously

October 3rd, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Taking the PSAT…Seriously

This blog post written by A-List Senior Tutor, Gary Surman. Once again, we find ourselves at the beginning of a new school year that promises new learning, new opportunity, and new challenges! This is particularly true for those of you beginning your junior year in high school, a year full of difficult school courses and … Continue reading “Taking the PSAT…Seriously”

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”

Program Spotlight: NJ LEEP Recognized for their Outstanding College Prep Program

May 5th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Program Spotlight: NJ LEEP Recognized for their Outstanding College Prep Program

A-List partner organization, NJ LEEP (New Jersey Legal Education Empowerment Program), was recently recognized by ABC News for its outstanding college prep program and student achievement. We’re so incredibly proud to be their ACT test prep provider and thrilled with our students’ incredible score improvements! We ran a 30-hour ACT course over the summer of 2015 for … Continue reading “Program Spotlight: NJ LEEP Recognized for their Outstanding College Prep Program”

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”

Tenafly HS Practice Test: Come Take a Mock SAT or ACT on May 14th!

May 3rd, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Tenafly HS Practice Test: Come Take a Mock SAT or ACT on May 14th!

A-List is teaming up with Tenafly High School’s Home School Association (HSA) to offer students the opportunity to take a Mock SAT or ACT test on Saturday, May 14th. Check out HSA’s announcement below to learn more details about the test! FINAL MOCK SAT/ACT TESTING OPPORTUNITY FOR THE 2015/2016 SCHOOL YEAR SATURDAY, MAY 14TH THS CAFETERIA & … Continue reading “Tenafly HS Practice Test: Come Take a Mock SAT or ACT on May 14th!”

SAT Subject Tests- Learn More!

May 2nd, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on SAT Subject Tests- Learn More!

(Blog post adapted from our UK office) What are the SAT Subject Tests? The SAT Subject Tests are one-hour long multiple choice tests offered in 20 different subjects. Subjects cover English, history, mathematics, sciences, and languages. Which universities require Subject Tests? Research your target universities! Browse the admissions pages of each of your target universities to find out … Continue reading “SAT Subject Tests- Learn More!”

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: