Junior Year Timeline College Process

Important Questions to Ask on Your College Campus Visit
Important Questions to Ask on Your College Campus Visit

  It is a traditional rite of passage for high school teens to use their spring break to visit colleges as their first important step in their college journey.   In order to make this process as effective as possible, however, it is not enough to simply take a campus tour and sit in on an information session: it is…

Five Weeks Countdown Till the March 9th SAT Exam
Five Weeks Countdown Till the March 9th SAT Exam

Five Week Countdown to the March 9th SAT Exam   Whether or not the Groundhog sees his shadow tomorrow, the SAT will administer a national exam on March 9th — just five weeks from now. The registration deadline is February 8th. Late registration closes February 27th.   WHO SHOULD TAKE THE MARCH 9th NATIONAL EXAM? Every college bound junior.  …

THE SIX STEPS TO A TOP SAT TEST SCORE
THE SIX STEPS TO A TOP SAT TEST SCORE

ATTENTION JUNIORS: THE SIX STEPS TO A TOP SAT TEST SCORE   Last weekend, I proctored a practice SAT exam at the Southbury Library. After the test, I had a conversation with a junior new to test prep. He told me, “I am all in for preparing for the SAT, but I don’t know where to start.”   So, for…

SAT June 2018 SAT: The Problem with the Waiting Game!
SAT June 2018 SAT: The Problem with the Waiting Game!

Attention College Bound Teens! Experts say that many students’ composite scores dropped significantly on the June 2018 SAT compared to previous exams. The Problem With The Waiting Game. For some Connecticut students, SAT testing circumstances have been less than ideal. And, for the Class of 2019, opportunities to reach their personal best scores have been challenging at best. Here’s Why:…

ATTENTION CONNECTICUT PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: WHY THE IN-SCHOOL SAT IS NOT NECESSARILY YOUR TEEN’S BEST FRIEND!
ATTENTION CONNECTICUT PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: WHY THE IN-SCHOOL SAT IS NOT NECESSARILY YOUR TEEN’S BEST FRIEND!

ATTENTION CONNECTICUT PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: WHY THE IN-SCHOOL SAT IS NOT NECESSARILY YOUR TEEN’S BEST FRIEND! It’s Mandated. It’s Hard. And, It’s Late to the College Admissions Game.     There are currently eight states that use the SAT as its official state exam to assess high school juniors academic achievement and college readiness. Connecticut was one of…