Partner Organizations & Professionals

A-List is proud to be affiliated with various educational and professional organizations. We encourage you to read more about some of our partner organizations below.

We enthusiastically welcome the opportunity to collaborate with relevant organizations and professionals; if you would like to work with A-List in some way, please contact our Marketing Manager, Caroline Romano.

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  • Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI)

    Alexander Muss High School in Israel, known as HSI or AMHSI, is the premier teen Israel experience, unlike any other. We are the only pluralist, non-denominational, fully accredited international study abroad program in Israel for high school students. Spend part of the academic school year or summer in Israel during the sophomore, junior or senior year of high school on an academic and fun adventure, earning high school and college credit. Enjoy college living in a high school environment. Discover the fascinating history, land, culture and people of Israel and visit the sites that make Israel amazing!

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  • ASCD

    ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. Comprising 125,000 members—superintendents, principals, teachers, and advocates from more than 138 countries—the ASCD community also includes 52 affiliate organizations. Their diverse, nonpartisan membership is our greatest strength, projecting a powerful, unified voice to decision makers around the world.

    A-List is a member of ASCD.

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  • College Essay Organizer

    College Essay Organizer is a groundbreaking management tool that instantly streamlines the college essay process. It provides the essay requirements for any selected schools and delivers a clear strategy for writing the fewest essays that satisfy all requirements. Reduce up to 75% of your workload, eliminate procrastination, and ensure a smoother path to better essays with this new and easy-to-use technology.

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  • Discovery Internships

    Discovery Internships* is a tuition-based, all-inclusive internship program with locations in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and London. They help motivated high school students stand out in the college admission process and make more informed decisions about their college and career plans.

    The program includes housing, meals, local transportation, activities every night and weekend, pre-internship orientation and all the support students need.

    As a Discovery Intern you’ll spend four-weeks living with other students from around the world while exploring a career interest through an internship in either New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or London.

    •         Gain work experience with a professional internship
    •         Stand out on your college applications
    •         Learn about a career and refine your job goals
    •         Experience life in amazing city through dozens of included activities and events
    •         Live in a college dorm with your new friends

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  • GCC ASCD

    The goal of the GCC ASCD Connected Community is to unite educators throughout the region, inspiring all of us to learn globally and teach locally. Each child, in each school, in each of our communities deserves to be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. That’s what a whole child approach to learning, teaching, and community engagement really is.

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  • Most Prep

    Mike Obstgarten, the owner/founder of MostPrep, is a test-preparation veteran who has already personally helped hundreds of students in the Las Vegas valley improve their standardized-test scores. Mike also previously served on the Henderson Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Excellence and Youth Opportunity.

    In the five years prior to moving to Henderson with his family, Mike was the senior director at TestTakers, a leading SAT preparation company in New York, where he was not only responsible for the score improvements of hundreds of students every year, but also trained teachers, wrote curriculum and, of course, taught classes himself. Before that, Mike spent three years teaching math at The Knox School, a co-ed boarding school in New York, where he created a year-long course for juniors who had struggled with algebra and geometry in order to get them better prepared for the SAT and ACT.

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Professionals:

  • Michael Binder

    Michael Binder, (MS, MBA), the founder of Your College Navigator is one of the premier college consultants on Long Island having successfully guided hundreds of students through the college planning and admissions process. Mr. Binder is a noted speaker and author on the college preparation, selection, admissions, financial aid and scholarship processes. Mr. Binder founded Your College Navigator five years ago when he saw first-hand the challenges facing students and parents in the increasing complex and competitive college admissions process.

    His unique “5 Step Approach” and significant success has not gone unnoticed. Over the past several years, Mr. Binder has been invited to appear at over 70 libraries, high schools, PTA’s, Banks and CPA firms in Nassau and Suffolk counties. His articles have been published in 17 newspapers as well as in numerous internet blogs, and he publishes a regular newsletter for interested students and parents. Recently, Mr. Binder was interviewed by Newsday and he appeared in their December 30, 2012 article entitled “Student’s See Heightened Competition for Colleges”.

    Mr. Binder actively participates in industry forums and is a member of two of the most significant industry organizations, the Independent Educational Consultants Association and the Higher Education Consultants Organization, and he has personally visited over 100 colleges and met with admissions directors at dozens of others.

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