Category: Resources

You, Only More So: Junior Year Extracurriculars During COVID-19

These are strange times, but staying at home doesn’t mean becoming a recluse. Contact your friends and get creative!  Juniors, here’s a bit of advice as you find yourself finishing out the academic year online. Remote connections are the way to go these days, but distance learning and social distancing shouldn’t get you to the […]

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Should I Retake the SAT or ACT?

Tuesday was the first day of spring, which is great news for most people but perhaps not if you’re a high school junior. Spring brings term papers, APs, and, possibly, another go at the SAT or ACT. You likely have taken at least one test at this point and might be wondering, “Should I take […]

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The New ACT-SAT Concordance and, More Importantly, What to Do About It

On June 14, College Board and ACT released an updated concordance between scores on the ACT and scores on the recently revised 2016 SAT. For a wonderfully detailed quantitative assessment, I strongly recommend you read the excellent post from Compass Prep. The changes to the concordance can be briefly summarized as follows: Higher scores (SAT […]

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Last-Minute AP Exam Tips

With AP exams rapidly approaching, here are some short bits of advice about the last days of studying and the test-day experience itself from our tutors for some of the most popular tests our students take. Above all else, remember to keep calm — you’ve got this! AP Biology The AP Bio exam requires you […]

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LSAT vs GRE: Which Should You Take?

Law students have always come from a variety of backgrounds. The typical incoming class has its fair share of political science and history majors, but it also includes scientists, artists, and business experts, among many others. As diverse as their paths to law school might have been, however, these students always had one thing in […]

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