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 | 2018-02-01T16:58:02+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

Helpful Tips On How To Maximize Your Spring Break!

Spring Break Tips! Spring break is right around the corner, and students are eagerly anticipating a week or two off from school. While this vacation can be a well-deserved chance for some R&R, it is also a wonderful opportunity for college-bound students to boost their academic resumes and put themselves [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 March 20th, 2015|College Admissions, vacation tips|0 Comments

SAT vs ACT – Which Test Should You Take?

SAT vs. ACT It’s that time of the year again as many university admissions offices are now preparing for the incoming 2015-16 applicants. Most high school juniors will be taking a standardized test like the SAT or ACT to include with their college applications, and oftentimes have no idea which [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|ACT, College Admissions, SAT, SAT Tips, Test Prep|0 Comments

3 Key Questions that Admissions Committees Consider

Independent School Interviews So you’ve submitted your application and someone from the school of your dreams called back to schedule an interview.  Frightened? Overwhelmed? Don’t be… we’ve broken down the three main areas that admissions officers evaluate when interviewing potential applicants. The majority of private schools have stepped away from [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 December 16th, 2014|5 Interview Questions, Independent School Admissions|0 Comments

5 Questions: Ethan Sawyer – The College Essay Guy

Pondering The Mysteries of College Essays Ethan Sawyer has been helping students tell their stories for more than ten years and is the author of the Amazon bestseller College Essay Essentials, the #1 book on college essays. He has reached thousands of students and counselors through his webinars and workshops [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 November 5th, 2014|5 Interview Questions, College Admissions|1 Comment