If you’re a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program, you used to have the SAT forced on you. But big news: you can now validate your qualifying PSAT score with an ACT score! Let me explain how that impacts the testing decisions of high-achieving students.
SHOULD you cancel is one question (and I’ve written about it!), but once you’re sure you want to, there’s another question: HOW do you cancel your ACT score? This post walks you through it step by step.
There are new and helpful options for how to cancel your SAT or ACT score. But don’t get carried away, because there’s a really important question you should ask yourself before you take advantage of them: SHOULD you cancel your score? Let me walk you through the decision the way I’ve helped my students tackle it.
If you follow testing and college-process news, you may have heard of the SAT’s new “Adversity Score.” But what is it, really? And how will it affect YOUR testing strategy? I’m breaking it down for you.
A new year is a chance to pause, take stock, and course correct as you proceed joyfully towards your goals. This little New Year’s ritual offers you questions to ask yourself and words to take to heart—all designed to help you realize your college process goals, no matter where you are in that process right now.
The College Board has had some high-profile problems in the last couple of years. So is this it for the SAT (and the SAT IIs…and AP exams…)? In my expert opinion, not even close—here’s why.
Planning on applying early? You need to make a plan—like, today. Here are the guidelines and information you need!
It's the beginning of a new year. Instead of setting the kind of goals that you'll quit on before February, high school juniors should set these intentions instead.
How can you tell whether your tutor's the right one for you? It all starts with knowing what kind of tutoring relationship you're looking for.
Fights, confusion, stress—that's just what junior year is like, right? Nope! There's a better way. I promise. Let me show you what it can be like.
Parents, this one's for you! Don't drown in all the insanity that comes with the college process—be a rock of sanity instead. Here's how.
"Study more!" is almost a reflex in parents during the college process. But standardized tests don't work that way.
Some of these ideas are crazy...but they're all real! Here's what NOT to do when you're trying to impress colleges.
Your teen’s going through a lot during high school. If you want to understand them, you’ll have to learn what they’re up against. Find out more today: