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  • Which College Admissions Test?

    Which College Admissions Test?

    February 9th, 2017 | Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off on Which College Admissions Test?

    I am often asked which college admissions test a student should take.  In my opinion, a student should try both the SAT Reasoning Test and the ACT.  I think this advice holds water now more than ever since the Revised SAT came out in 2016.  The Revised SAT and the ACT are more similar than […]

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  • The New SAT Essay

    The New SAT Essay

    February 28th, 2016 | Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off on The New SAT Essay

    As you’ve surely heard, the SAT has recently undergone some major changes. Some of the most significant changes were made to the essay portion of the test. As you prepare for the upcoming testing season, you may find it helpful to understand the format of the essay and where the emphasis is placed. First the […]

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  • The New SAT

    The New SAT

    March 11th, 2014 | Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off on The New SAT

    If you haven’t heard about the new changes in store for the SAT exam in 2016, then perhaps you have been out of touch with all media outlets. Granted, I have more exposure to things college related than the average person, but I am amazed by how much media coverage this issue is receiving!  In […]

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  • A Tough Year

    A Tough Year

    April 10th, 2012 | Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off on A Tough Year

    There have been a lot of surprises this year. Many students are disappointed with the number of “reach colleges” from whom they have received either rejection or waitlist letters. The stastics support the anecdotes. Harvard and Yale for example have their lowest acceptance rates ever (fewer than 7% accepted). And the wait-lists across the board […]

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  • College Rankings

    College Rankings

    October 4th, 2011 | College Admissions Trends, Home Page, Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off on College Rankings

    It is that time of year again.  Every fall it happens whether we want it to or not.  Publications such as U.S. News and World Report compile a ranking of the colleges and universities across the country.  What a crazy notion, really.  Do people really think that something as subjective as a college education can […]

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