Articles about test preparation


Jill Haley: Let’s talk about junior year

Last updated: 06/17/2018

The junior year of high school is considered the most important year of high school when it comes to college admissions. For many colleges, it is the last full year of courses and

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You Can Get Merit Scholarships for Your SAT/ACT Scores

Last updated: 06/16/2018

As more and more colleges go test optional, you might be wondering if you need to sit for the SAT or ACT at all. From guaranteed scholarships to merit scholarships, learn how bette

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What Students Need to Know About Superscoring

Last updated: 06/11/2018

What Students Need to Know About Superscoring Tweet Here Is The IvyWise Guide To Superscoring With Instructions On How To Send SAT And ACT Score Reports A question we often receive

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The Summer Before Senior Year of High School (10 Tips for Moms)

Last updated: 06/03/2018

If your life isn’t crazy enough right now, it’s about to get even crazier. Once your child becomes a high school senior, your time is not your own. Anything and everything is f

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Prelude To College Applications: A Primer On Getting Started

Last updated: 05/25/2018

If there is a single question The College Whisperer™ is asked most about the college application process, it is, "Where do I begin?" My typical response is, "At the beginning,

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Navigating The Road To College

Last updated: 05/25/2018

College Connection | Navigating The Road To College      A College Plan To Fit Your College Plans! Consultation Services Your COLLEGE CONNECTION counselor is available for consu

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Junior Guides: How Two 23-Year-Olds Are Building A College Prep Empire

Last updated: 05/24/2018

In October 2014, Julian Robertson had a presumptuous guest on his hands. Jamie Beaton, 19, had confidently strolled into the hedge fund billionaire's home office to talk about soft

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UI to allow applicants to self-report test scores to save money

Last updated: 04/30/2018

CHAMPAIGN — Applying to the University of Illinois will be a little cheaper next year. Starting Sept. 1, the university will allow students to self-report their college-admissio

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How to Start the College Scholarship Process

Last updated: 04/30/2018

Do you want to win money for school, but have no idea how to start the college scholarship process? Help is here! This post contains affiliate links and I may be compensated a tin

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Documentary on College Admissions Tests Scores Pretty High on Some Questions

Last updated: 04/30/2018

The SAT and ACT college admissions tests have been ripe for serious examination in documentary film, with the questions they raise about fairness, equity, and whether they test wha

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