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AP Exams: Do They Matter?

AP Exams start on May 2nd this year. If your teen is not sure how they will likely score, then I highly recommend that they take a practice test to check their progress.

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Selectively Test Optional

At most colleges, students now have the option to submit or not submit SAT and ACT scores when applying. However, the relevant question is not “Can I apply without test scores?” The relevant question is: “Should I apply without test scores?” In every aspect of life, there is a wide

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Do Colleges See All of My SAT and ACT Scores?

Better information tends to lead to better decision-making. Often this information is “knowing the rules.” A deep knowledge of them is often key for success in competitive aspects of life, including college admissions. So what are the rules and technicalities of SAT and ACT score reporting that students can use

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More Chances = Higher SAT and ACT Scores

To maximize your chances of a high SAT or ACT score, don’t prep for a test date, prep for a test score. Sometimes preparing for a specific test date is unavoidable (such as when a student has one last test before early application deadlines in senior year). But, I’ll explain

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Applying to College? Google Yourself

You get one chance at a first impression. And in college admissions, that is a very high stake first impression. Will an admission officer google your name? Very likely, yes. So here are a few suggestions to make sure that your individual digital brand helps instead of hurts your chances.

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How to Select the Best Colleges

Your college choice will impact how much you pay for college, how much you enjoy those years, how much you will learn, who you will become, what you will do after college, and how successful you will be. Given its importance, it makes sense to do your due diligence when

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Increasingly Competitive College Admissions

The last year has brought many changes to college admissions. The extent and speed of these changes has made it more important than ever to turn to data analytics so that people can see what is actually happening and can respond accordingly – ideally before others so that Summit Prep

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