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SAT II: Subject Tests—What Are They and Do You Need to Take Them?

Another question that we are frequently asked is “What are the SAT II’s and do I need to take them?”. The SAT II’s are content based tests.  They are each one hour long and are multiple choice.  Students can choose … Continue reading

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Should I Take the ACT or SAT?

One of the questions we are asked most frequently is “should I take the ACT”? I always tell juniors that they should try both the SAT and the ACT.  Even if you do not take an official test, you should … Continue reading

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The College Application Essay: How To Write One That Works.

College Applications.  There are few things that cause more anxiety for high school seniors and their parents.  Navigating this process can be daunting between gathering transcripts, getting letters of recommendation, taking last minute SAT tests, and trying to recall four … Continue reading

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Tri-Ed Contributed: New Book Arms College-Bound Women with “Strategic Success Plan”

It’s that time of year.  This month roughly 4.3 million students in the United States are donning caps and gowns and walking down the aisle to receive their high school diplomas.  Of those graduates, just over 3 million of them … Continue reading

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Preparing for College

Outsourcing, a poor economy, and more sophisticated technology mean that college is more important than ever. But getting there is about more than getting good grades. Here is a primer on going to college. It used to be that not … Continue reading

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A Remedial Future

Community colleges are a great way to ease into the college life. They provide a relatively low cost, quality educational alternative to spending your first two years at expensive four year colleges taking the basics. Unfortunately, many of the students … Continue reading

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