College Admissions

Who’s Afraid of the SAT Essay?

Writing the SAT essay seems to be a daunting experience for some students, even if they have consistently aced every other section of the test. Judging from our own SAT tutoring experience with a wide range of students, there seem to be three reasons for students’ anxieties regarding the Essay:       Anxiety 1: [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 June 16th, 2014|College Admissions|2 Comments

Redesigned SAT, Again!

College Board President, David Coleman, announcing planned changes to the SAT! The SAT has changed once again, and this time the changes will be substantial. The last time the SAT had substantial changes was in 2005, when the College Board changed the score scale from 1600 to 2400. The primary [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 May 9th, 2014|College Admissions, SAT|0 Comments

5 Questions with Stephanie Klein Wassink

Stephanie Klein Wassink, Founder of AdmissionsCheckup.com Stephanie Klein Wassink is a college admissions expert and the founder of AdmissionsCheckup.com, a service that allows students to run their applications by three former admissions officers before they submit them, and Winning Applications, a college consulting firm. Based in Connecticut, Stephanie has over [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 January 20th, 2014|5 Interview Questions, College Admissions|0 Comments

5 Questions with Susan Goodkin

Susan Goodkin, Executive Director of the California Learning Strategies Center Susan Goodkin is a national college consultant and Executive Director of the California Learning Strategies Center, where she advises on college admissions for Ivy League universities and other highly selective schools. Susan is a graduate of Harvard University, Harvard Law [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 January 13th, 2014|5 Interview Questions, College Admissions|0 Comments

5 Questions with Rachel Korn

Rachel Korn, Admissions Expert and Author Rachel Korn is an admissions consultant and former admissions officer at the University of Pennsylvania, Brandeis University, and Wellesley College. She is the author of several books, including How to Survive Getting Into College and the follow-up Get Into College. She has been interviewed [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|5 Interview Questions, College Admissions|0 Comments

5 Questions with Leah Beasley

Leah Beasley, founder of Beasley College Consulting Leah Beasley is a leading college admissions consultant and the President and Founder of Beasley College Consulting in Farmington Hills, MI. She has over a decade of selective college admissions and college counseling experience at universities including Harvard and University of Michigan. Learn [...]

By | 2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00 December 16th, 2013|5 Interview Questions, College Admissions|0 Comments