Posts Tagged: college board

Avoiding the Sniffles

As with any business, WilsonDailyPrep is always conscious of keeping the office clean. With sniffling students bustling in and out, hand sanitizer becomes the office companion. Except for me. I mean to use more hand sanitizer, I really do! But a recent New York Times article, “How Not to Fight Colds,” by Jennifer Ackerman caused… Read more »

The Recommendation for Recommendations: Ask Early!

Most colleges require the submission of one to three recommendation letters, written by teachers, coaches or other professionals that know you as a student.  If you really want a teacher to put in a good word for you, a word of advice: ask early. Teachers are happy to give out gold star recs (in most… Read more »

Falling in Love…with your college

Aside from passing the college boards, it’s also important to get into a college that’s “you.” You want a college that’ll motivate you to study and to succeed. The February newsletter briefly covered some tips on how to get into the college that best suits your personal, emotional, and academic needs. Passing the ACT or… Read more »

SAT Prep in a Recession

Time recently ran an article about how teens and parents are handling the need for SAT prep during a recession.   For many years now parents have been willing to shell up more cash than they’d like to admit, just to have their child in private tutoring lessons for the SAT test.  As a result,… Read more »

SAT Prep Classes

There are many types of SAT prep classes that help students become familiar with the SAT.  There are individual, group, and online prep programs with different benefits.  Make sure you decide which type of SAT preparation is most effective for you. Benefits of each: Individual tutoring offers the most personalized attention.   Student and tutor can… Read more »

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