Browsing articles tagged with " College Prep"
Sep
10
2011

How to Study Vocabulary and Ace Standardized Tests

Guest Post by: Miriam Holt  If your student is preparing for a standardized test like the SAT or GRE and needs to expand his or her vocabulary, your primary goal should be to develop in your student an automatic, reflexive response to seeing an unfamiliar word: first, your student should guess its meaning (from roots and …Related Posts:Common SAT Errors Students Make (and How to Avoid Them)Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to [...]

Aug
26
2011

Teaching Your College Student to Shop in a Tight Economy

Guest Post By: Jocelyn Anne  Prepping Students for a Reality Check on Money  A typical student has a very grand and romantic vision of heading off to college, one at which the very world is at their fingertips.  They feel they’ll be able to do absolutely anything, go absolutely anywhere, and do it all whenever they feel …Related Posts:The 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsClassroomtalk: College Roomate Guide8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before [...]

Jun
14
2011

Guest Post: SAT vs. ACT: What’s the Difference (And Why Should I Care?)

Guest Post By: Paul Thompson PSAT. SAT. PLAN. ACT. It’s like somebody dropped a box of Scrabble, only the resulting mess determines what colleges you’ll get into. It might feel like you’ve already taken every single permutation of The Standardized Test that life has to offer, but understanding the differences between the SAT and ACT might …Related Posts:College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDYING HABITSSAT StrategiesHow [...]

Jan
23
2011

Top 10 List of What College Admissions Officers are Looking For

Guest Post by Erika Coplon Now that the fall semester has come to a close, it’s the ideal time for juniors and their families to map out a game plan for the college search and admissions process.  With Early Decision programs on the rise, the need is greater than ever to start early and carefully research …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an Online SchoolClassroomtalk: College Roomate Guide8 Tips [...]

Jan
4
2011

Radio Interview with Maggie:How to Save up to $50,000 in College Costs

I was recently interviewed on TalkZone Internet Talk Radio and thought you all might enjoy it.  Their embedded player requires flash so if you’re trying to listen to it via your iphone then that’s why it won’t work (everyone else should be fine though).  Thanks for listening! Here’s the link to the interview: http://bit.ly/ffZD0RRelated Posts: One Way to Save $50,000 a Year in College CostsTop 10 List of What College Admissions Officers are Looking ForHow [...]

Dec
26
2010

Common SAT Errors Students Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Guest Post By Miriam Holt, Academic Advisor Math Answering a question that the problem didn’t ask This error is extremely common because the SAT often asks students to find values that are tangentially related to what a normal person would expect the answer to be,*and* the expected answer is nearly always included as one of the answer choices.  …Related Posts:How to Study Vocabulary and Ace Standardized TestsDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to [...]

Dec
7
2010

10 Tips to Prepare for College in High School

  This guest post is contributed by Mark Davies, he writes on the topic of Online Masters Degree . He welcomes your comments at his email id: markdavies247@gmail.com. College is a very important part of your life, one that provides you with a firm foundation on which you can build a successful and fulfilling future. Some colleges …Related Posts:How to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysEssay writing tipsHow to Succeed [...]

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