Tag: Subject Tests

College Board Subject Tests Discontinued

Today, the College Board announced the end of the Subject Test program, effective immediately. We’ve long seen this change coming, since fewer and fewer colleges required subject tests, culminating in 2020, when they were no longer required for admission at any schools. The College Board spent the last decade overhauling both the SAT and all […]

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Preparing for College

Packing for college takes some preparation. Moving from your childhood bedroom to a dorm room, whether with or without roommates, is a momentous change. Your whole way of living has suddenly shifted onto a residential campus because, of course, you are now living with other college students, not with your family. Even so, once you […]

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How to Make the Most of Freshman Year

 You’re a freshman now, and freshman year is about breaking ground. While you’re adjusting and exploring new opportunities, your academic life is being recorded on your official transcript that one day will be sent to colleges. As a result, strategic planning should increasingly become a significant part of your daily routine. Managing your time becomes […]

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Creating New Space at PrepMatters Tenleytown

To be successful, a big project requires inspiration, and that can come from anywhere—even an essay prompt. Known for its quirky admissions essay questions, the University of Chicago once regaled prospective students with a prompt based on superstring theory. Patterns of string, whether or not they undergird the structure of the physical world, have always […]

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