How to get a perfect score on the ACT!

How to get a 36 on your ACT! Over one million students take the ACT every year. On average, less than one-tenth of one percent of these students earn a perfect score on the exam. So how can you score a 36 on the ACT? It’s not impossible to get a perfect score, but [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 October 14th, 2015|ACT, College Admissions|1 Comment

What is a good GPA?

Is my GPA good? 3.0? 4.0? 5.0? Your grade point average is only one part of your college application. However, combined with a transcript detailing your high school coursework, this weighted or unweighted number tells an important story to college admissions committees. Your GPA suggests how well you will perform in college, based on [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|College Admissions|0 Comments

What is a Good GMAT Score?

Is my score good? Is 600 good enough? What about 650? What about 700? What makes a GMAT score good? Do the qualifications change depending on the school? Can the same score mean something different from one candidate to another? Here is a breakdown of GMAT score ranges to give you an overview of [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 September 11th, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions|0 Comments

Should I Retake the GMAT?

GMAC Research After earning a lower score than expected, MBA applicants often wonder whether they should take the GMAT more than once. Planning in advance to have at least one buffer exam date, scheduled for one or two months after the first exam date, can provide much-needed mental comfort in an already stressful process. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 August 31st, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions|0 Comments

How to Avoid the Mistake of Generic MBA Application Essays

MBA Application Essay On the surface, many applicants to elite MBA programs share similar backgrounds and traits. They are ambitious, driven, accomplished, and have strong academic records and impressive test scores. In short, they are leaders and achievers. But just because candidates share these characteristics doesn’t mean their MBA application essays have to [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 August 21st, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions, Test Prep|0 Comments

Which Test Should I Take – GRE or GMAT?

GRE or GMAT? Decisions, decisions. Now that most business schools accept either the GMAT or the GRE as part of your application, which standardized exam would be better for you to submit? Is the GRE easier? Do admissions committees like the GMAT more? First, let’s take a look at each of the exams. There [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 August 18th, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions, GRE, GRE Tips|0 Comments

Will Pamela still be purchasing 192 oranges in the new SAT?

What are "real-world" questions? The new SAT, which is set for release this March, will be very different from the old version. This blog will discuss some of the changes that have been made to the test and the real reasons behind these changes. We will also talk about the SAT’s competitor: The ACT. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 July 30th, 2015|ACT, SAT, SAT Tips, Test Prep|1 Comment

HSPT vs ISEE vs SSAT – What’s the difference? [updated]

What’s the difference? If your child is applying to independent or Catholic schools, you are probably familiar with the different entrance exams that schools utilize to help select students for admission– primarily the HSPT for Catholic schools, and the SSAT or ISEE for independent private schools. […]

By | 2017-08-31T11:43:58+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|HSPT, Independent School Admissions, ISEE, SSAT, Test Prep|0 Comments

Five Test-Taking Secrets for the SAT/ACT

5 Secret Test Prep Tips! So you’ve taken a class, or even had a private tutor help you prepare for your test. Is there anything else you can do? While private tutoring remains the most efficient way to improve your score, here are five crucial tips that will help give you [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 May 7th, 2015|ACT, SAT, SAT Tips, Test Prep|2 Comments