Posts Tagged: collegeboard

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 From An Expert

Laura Wilson, founder of WilsonDailyPrep, describes her unique formula for scoring well on the SAT and ACT exams. WilsonDailyPrep focuses on teaching their students to study every day. Six questions, six minutes a day is their model for success. They even guarantee a 200 point increase for the SAT test!  As a tutor for the… Read more »

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