In: Education

7th Graders: Prep Now for the ISEE & SSAT!
April 5, 2019

We recommend that 7th graders begin prepping for standardized high school entrance tests—the ISEE and the SSAT—in the spring. For students…

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college choice
College Conversations Over the Holidays
December 21, 2018

If your child is a sophomore, tread lightly. It is important to remember that sophomores aren’t even halfway through high school,…

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Fixing School Segregation
October 19, 2018

This is an interesting idea. Although it would just be a piece of the puzzle, it would incentivize middle-class families to…

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Advice for Test Week
October 3, 2018

Taking the SAT this weekend or the ACT later this month? Here are some test-week tips to get you through the…

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What High School Juniors Should Be Doing Now
September 23, 2018

Keep your grades up: While it’s easy to get wrapped up in worrying about details such as essays, testing, and campus visits,…

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Big Changes Coming for ACT
June 7, 2018

SUPER IMPORTANT change for 1.5x time testers to note and be made aware of. Read more at the ACT leadership blog.

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More Universities Drop Essay Requirement
June 4, 2018

Just as well that they made it official, as they plainly don’t care about it. If UC would just get on…

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learning aloud
What’s a Math Think-Aloud?
May 7, 2018

Think-alouds are interesting. This is basically what we do. Read more at

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