SAT & ACT FAQ

SAT & ACT FAQ

How do I register for the SAT? To register for the SAT, you first need to create a CollegeBoard account for yourself, as neither your parents nor your guidance counselor can register for you.  Once you’ve created an account and signed in, you’ll need to provide your...
How Can I Get Extra Help With Schoolwork?

How Can I Get Extra Help With Schoolwork?

It’s increasingly common for high school students to need extra academic support, especially given the difficulties that accompany remote learning. It may be that school work is more difficult or time-consuming than expected, the pace of a class is too fast, or that...
Standardized Testing FAQ

Standardized Testing FAQ

Starting in elementary school, students are faced with a deluge of seemingly never-ending standardized tests, from state exams to national tests like the SSAT, PSAT, and SAT. How are these tests similar and different? Does studying for one help prepare students for...
UK vs US schools

UK vs US schools

According to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, the top 10 universities are all in the U.S. (Caltech, Stanford, MIT, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, and UChicago) or the U.K. (Oxford, Cambridge, and Imperial College London). All of these schools attract...
Is Early Decision Right For Me?

Is Early Decision Right For Me?

Applying to colleges under their Early Decision program (ED) can be both alluring and scary for prospective applicants. On one hand, it offers an increased chance of admission and the peace of mind that comes with completing your entire college decision process by...