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How Optional Is Test-Optional? by Jen Kaifesh There have been a lot of questions since the UC system’s announcement that standardized tests will be optional for students submitting applications in the fall of 2020. Test-optional admissions...
Sophomores and Juniors: prep for Subject Tests and AP exams this spring
Sophomores and juniors alike should consider taking the SAT Subject Tests for current history and science courses at the end of this school year. The College Board offers test dates throughout the year, but the June and May test dates ensure that...
by Annie Manion One of the most frequent questions I get as a test prep tutor is: how many times should a student plan to take either the SAT or the ACT? Neither ACT, the non-profit organization that administers the ACT exam, nor College Board...
Many students begin preparing for the SAT/ACT as early as the summer before their junior year, while others put it off until fall of their senior year. Whether you fall in the first or last group (or somewhere in between), the important thing is...
GE College Prep families, In the last 48 hours, there has been a flood of outrage over the individuals who conspired to steal coveted spots from deserving applicants at top universities. While some may find it inconceivable that anyone would...
“How much do your services cost?” This is one of the FIRST questions we get from prospective clients and we completely understand…tutoring can be a costly investment! And with any big purchase comes research, competitor comparisons, and of course,...
Between volleyball practice, homework, ASB meetings, AND having a social life, I was not particularly interested in spending hours of time each week studying for the SAT, let alone taking the exam altogether. I was a good student, self-motivated,...