Today I have a quick thought for parents and students currently considering or already involved in a prep program. It is true that a great tutor- one who is experienced, engaging, articulate, motivating, and all the other things that make a great SAT tutor- with an organized, individualized program can make an enormous difference in […]
Dear Jodi: Is it better to answer one of the Common App questions or pick “topic of your choice”? Monica M. Dear Monica, And Dear New Seniors Everywhere: as if having to study for another go at the SAT isn’t enough fun in itself! Time to organize and submit college applications. The personal essay is important, […]
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College is an interesting beast. There are all these new and exciting things going on—sports, entertainment, social activities, new people from everywhere—and a thousand ways to goof off. All the distractions and schedule overload can make a person forget some of the skills that got him to college in the first place. In particular, I’ve […]
As many of my friends and students know, I take the SAT several times a year, for a variety of reasons: to keep my skills sharp; to experience what my students go through on test day (parking, navigating often unfamiliar halls, waiting, bubbling, etc.); to stay abreast of changes in the test’s administration or the […]
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