How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

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“How many colleges should I apply to?” is one of those questions that come up every year as a new batch of high school graduates starts their college application process. It is a valid question. Everyone will tell you how important it is to create a list of colleges. While that is great advice, it …

College Early Decision Is Not For Everyone. Is It Right For You?

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Early decision means you have to submit your application in October or early November. This is several months before the regular application dates. Understanding the pros and cons of applying early decision will help you make a more informed decision. Advantages of Applying Early Decision Applying early decision increases your chances of getting admission into …

Do Teacher Recommendations Really Make A Difference To Your College Admission Chances?

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It may not seem like teacher recommendations will make any difference to your college admission chances. After all, you have submitted your high school grades and a personal essay along with information about your extracurricular activities and that should be enough for admissions officers to evaluate your application. So why do colleges ask for teacher …

Is the New SAT Easier Than the Old SAT?

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As many of you know, the SAT underwent a huge redo in March of 2016. The administrators changed  a number of aspects of the exam, including the formatting and content. However, is the new version easier than the old SAT? In many ways, it is. No More Subject Jumping In prior editions of the multiple …