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5 Necessary SAT Tips

For high school students Fall means two things: the dreaded midterm and SAT testing. SAT testing doesn’t necessarily prove how smart a student is. However, it does give an idea…

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Your Kid’s College List Should Look Like…….

  No bigger question is on the mind of junior families right now than, “What should my kid’s college list like?” Or to rephrase it: “Where should he/she apply?” It…

The BEST SAT and ACT Information You'll Ever Get

The BEST SAT and ACT Information You’ll Ever Get

As you can imagine, we get bombarded with SAT companies wanting to share their contact info with us so we can, in turn, share it with our awesome clients. We…

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Interpreting the PSAT

Last week, we gave an overview of standardized on the whole, and this week we’ll offer a brief synopsis of what the PSAT is all about. Scores for students who…

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Do You and Your Child Understand Standardized Tests?

One of the great American rites of passage is taking standardized tests. For decades, usually, juniors and seniors have taken the SAT and ACT in preparation for their college applications….

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Tips to Get Your Child Ready for the PSAT!!!!

Well, not you exactly, but your kid. Most juniors and many sophomores will take the PSAT this month and need to know what to do and what to expect. I…

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STOP! Do you need that Subject Test?

As the school year winds down, juniors — “rising seniors”, the class of 2016 — know that they are on the clock. Spring of the junior year matters A LOT…

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Is Your Son a High School Sophomore?

Let’s have some fun……. Every week, some parent asks me if it’s normal that their kid doesn’t want to talk about college.  I hear it all the time: “I’m not…

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College Is Coming…(Junior Checklist)

JUNIORS….you’re on the clock….college is coming! In as few as nine short months, some of you will be admitted to college. This year Strategic Admissions Advice had many students admitted to…

Five Things to know about the PSAT

5 Things to Know About the PSAT Juniors and some ambitious sophomores just got their PSAT scores back last week. While it is the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (hence PSAT),…