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How are the Top 20 Nationwide Universities Responding to COVID-19?

Test Optional Universities

  Recently, the College Board announced that they will not be administering at home SAT exams for the 2020-2021 school year. In addition, due to COVID-19 the capacity for in person examinations has been extremely limited.  These factors will prevent thousands of students from taking the SAT exam. Furthermore, the at home ACT testing option […]

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Yes, You Still Have to Take the SAT or ACT!

Because of the pandemic, many colleges nationwide have made the SAT and ACT optional for this year’s admissions. As colleges came online during the spring and are still making plans for this fall, The Times  just reported that the UC system passed a proposal for the SAT and the ACT to be optional for the next two […]

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Thinking About College? Your SAT Prep Guide

College Bound

The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. It is also one of the most challenging components of the admissions process and requires effective planning in order to achieve success. Deciding when to begin prepping for the SAT will vary; starting too early may leave you struggling since the content on the SAT might not be […]

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Planning for Long Term School Closures

By now your head is probably swirling with all the information about the Novel Coronavirus.  It’s important to stay updated and informed but it’s equally important to stay calm, take deep breaths, and plan for the future. On March 17th Governor Gavin Newsom stated … that public schools across the state, many of which are […]

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“Easy” SAT Throws Students A Curve Ball As Their Scores Sink

Ack! How is it possible my prepared student’s SAT score was so low?   That’s what many families were asking when the College Board released their August 24th, 2019 SAT results. It caused a mini tsunami of confusion and dismay. This particular test was supposed to be “easier,” but students’ test scores were much lower […]

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Three SAT Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

The SAT is a complicated exam journey with numerous potholes on the way to eventual success. While most students have basic test-taking skills, this exam needs to have a strict and focused strategy to find the type of academic victory you’re looking for. Here are three tips the College Board won’t tell you about. 1. […]

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