Why High School Students Should Worry About Test Scores
The average composite SAT score is 1068 while the 75th percentile composite SAT score is 1215. Similarly, the average ACT score is 21 while the 75th percentile score is a 24. The difference between an average an exceptional score on either of these standardized tests is only a few questions, however, those students which score…Read More
What to do if you SAT or ACT Test Date Was Cancelled Because of COVID-19
Thousands of rising high school upperclassmen have been and will continue to be denied the ability to take the SAT and ACT over the coming months because of COVID-19. While some students were able to take the March test dates, all later tests were canceled. The College Board and ACT—the companies that offer these tests—have…Read More
What do the SAT scores actually MEAN?!?
Almost everyone in high school who would like to go onto college stresses about their SAT or ACT scores. But what is a good score? What do they mean? Let’s start with a few basics: The minimum and maximum scores The minimum score for both the reading and math is 200 each and the maximum…Read More
Are sports related to school?
Are sports related to school? If your child plays sports, they most likely have dreams of going pro or at least play in college. I’m sure that you are hoping they get a full ride from sports to play a Division I so that they get that “Free Ride” for college. However, did you know…Read More
How to help your student athlete be a better STUDENT
Student Athletes If your child plays sports, they most likely have dreams of going pro or at least play in college. I’m sure that you are hoping they get a full ride from sports to play a Division I so that they get that “Free Ride” for college. However, did you know that only 5%…Read More
Will the right school supplies REALLY help your child?
As much as I LOVE supplies, they will never really help your child be the star student you want them to be no matter what Office Max says in their new commercial. Do you know what will really help so they can make the most of this, and every other, school year? Someone who CARES…Read More
How to get a free college education
Free College Education You hear it all over the news right now – day in and day out – about a FREE college education. Yes, that SOUNDS terrific – no six figure or close to it debt that your child probably won’t be able to repay. If your child goes to a state college and…Read More
Get Ahead on Career Planning: Tips for Students Interested in Legal Careers
It’s never too early to begin preparing for a career. Colleges and universities are becoming increasingly selective as the admissions process gets more competitive across the board. Every year, students have just a bit more experience, one more extracurricular, a few additional points on a standardized test. Careers in the legal field can be especially…Read More
SAT tips for the NEW format
Last week I talked about the OLD format SAT, but this week I want to talk about how the SAT will be changing starting with the March date. The big changes include now that the essay section will be optional and that you will not be penalized for questions that are wrong like you were…Read More
How to get your child into medical school, even if they are a little behind right now.
Has your child ever wanted to be a doctor? Has that dream dissapaited because people – maybe teachers, maybe even you – have told them they do not do good enough in school? While it will take hard work, it is not too late. In order for them to reach their dream here are _____…Read More