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Why the Ivy League rejected your school’s valedictorian

Why the Ivy League rejected your school’s valedictorian

“After careful consideration of your application, I am sorry to inform you…” Each year these are the dreaded words hundreds of thousands of applicants read as they’re rejected from top schools across the country. High-achieving students around the world often feel as...
Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

To sweeten your college search, we’re serving five pies on today’s menu: Chess Pie (Extracurriculars) Extracurriculars are generally considered important or very important by top schools. These activities are a great way to differentiate yourself from other candidates...
How to Prepare for the SAT (ACT too)

How to Prepare for the SAT (ACT too)

No matter where you are in your high school career, you likely have questions about how to prepare for the SAT or the ACT. When exactly should you start test prep? What does effective test prep entail? At Command Education, we believe test prep should begin early in...
Why Extracurriculars Matter

Why Extracurriculars Matter

High school is an incredibly busy time for any student, but particularly so for students who fill their course schedules with the most rigorous classes available. With already packed schedules, many students question whether spending their limited free time on sports,...
Top Schools to Transfer Into Based on Fall 2020 Admissions Rates

Top Schools to Transfer Into Based on Fall 2020 Admissions Rates

So you’ve decided to transfer — amazing! But where should you go? While there are a number of factors you’ll need to consider as you embark on the transfer process, a crucial step is putting together a list of schools you’ll want to apply to – your College List 2.0....