The New VIPs: How Test Scores Still Rule College Admissions
Test-optional admissions is opening doors for students who would have previously been locked out of their top choices. Students now have a chance at getting accepted to colleges they were previously locked out of. But the story is nuanced.
Why We’re Super Excited About What AI Can Bring to Test Prep
Recently the New York Times published an article titled Is A.I. the Future of Test Prep? The article discusses a recent startup that promises to
Hear It Just Once: These Two Principles Supercharge Learning
How great tutors can take abstract ideas, and with them stir imaginations of students is more of an art than a science, but there are two overarching principles.
About to Splurge on an SAT or ACT Tutor? Here Are 6 Things You Should Know
The experience of the tutor matters. Inexperienced tutors will make mistakes, and those mistakes will come at the expensive of their early students. While these inexperienced
What Mr. Potato Head Can Teach Us About College Admission Essays
The rational nature of the college admissions essay assignment is deceptive. On the surface, the assignment asks college applicants to answer one of several reasonable