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Striking a Nerve: The Neurobiology of Storytelling

Many students I work with have voiced frustration with the admissions process. The normal refrain sounds something like this: “I wish…

3 Things That Help Parents Raise Successful Learners

Easing Kids Into the School Year As the new school year approaches, it’s a good time for goal setting. Many…

The Stress of Sounding Smart When Writing

Good Writing Is Clear Writing By Marla Cunningham Before joining PrepMatters, I worked in middle schools and high schools for…

ACT or SAT? Pick One, Don’t Take Both

Standardized Test Choice ACT or SAT…or both? More and more students in the DC area are no longer taking just…

6 Ways to Stress Yourself Out While Writing a College Essay

Surefire Ways to Fail Colleges aren’t asking much of you—just to write what is supposed to be the BEST ESSAY…