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Bon Voyage, Anne Saulkalns

Anyone who has taken a practice test at PrepMatters in recent years has likely met Anne Saulkalns, the warm and…

Less Screen Time and More Face-to-Face Time

A lot of students we see at PrepMatters are keen on attending college in or near a city. The reasons…

A Student’s Story: Adjusting to College Life

It’s probably fair to say that few people think of going to the cold north of Northfield, Minnesota for swimming,…

College Cousins: Amherst College and Williams College

You’ve no doubt heard the old sayings, which assert that “good things come in small packages” and “less is more.”…

Four Challenges to Online Tutoring (And What We Do About It)

Online tutoring is so convenient: you don’t waste time in traffic or lose any sessions bad weather; you can chat…

College Essay Alchemy: A Tour of Supplemental Essay Prompts

A review of essay prompts can be a great way to prepare for the writing process. I am supposed to…

Good and Bad Reasons to Retest this Summer

For the first time in recent memory, both College Board and ACT will be offering tests this summer to interested…