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NAVIGATING COLLEGE ADMISSIONS DECISIONS

If you’ve applied to colleges under the regular decision deadline, you’ve likely been holding your breath since December or January. Now that it’s mid-March, it’s time to start breathing again! Colleges are beginning to release their decisions and will continue to do so through April. No matter the outcome, try to stay calm and make […]

Should You Take SAT Subject Tests?

If you’re a student in high school, you’ve probably either taken or know you must take the ACT or SAT to get into that dream school. But what about SAT Subject Tests? These are shorter, one hour exams that focus on specific subject areas. Do you really have to take yet another standardized test? If […]

The Importance of Taking AP Exams

If you’re a high school underclassman, you may be wondering about taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Is it worth it? Do you really have to give yourself all that extra work? We’re going to have to go with yes—to a certain extent! Challenging yourself with AP courses can be a great way to prepare for […]

Making Your College Visit Count

It’s spring semester Junior year, and you’re probably starting to think about the college application process. Though it may seem pretty far away, now is a great time to start doing research on prospective schools. You can fire up your laptop and Google away, but one crucial part of deciding whether a college is right […]

Interpreting PSAT Scores

Every October, around 1.6 million Juniors take the PSAT. You might already know that the PSAT is great practice for the SAT. However, you may not know the test could gain your child recognition and/or scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Come Senior year, the NMSC evaluates the scores and recognizes students who […]

Early Action VS Early Decision

You may hear both terms as you begin your college search, but what do they mean, and what are the differences between the two? EARLY ACTION This is the best choice if you are applying to more than one institution without a clear first choice. You are still showing interest in the institution without saying […]

Southern Westchester College Fair

Westchester County will be hosting a great event for all high school students! Get ready to navigate booths filled with information on colleges and universities, and meet representatives of those respective schools! It may seem overwhelming stepping into the college fair scene, but stay tuned to our future blog post on how to successfully tackle […]

STEM College and Career Fair

Attention high school students! Are you interested in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics? If yes, then check out the STEM college and career fair in New York City on October 14th! This event enables students to meet and talk to representatives of colleges and universities about the different STEM degree programs. Furthermore, there will be […]