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People comparison shop for almost everything: cars, cell phones, furniture, groceries. Sometimes it comes down to price, sometimes service; usually a combination of the two. You should do the same for college prep services. You’ll find that too many just don’t offer enough. Important Considerations in College Prep Service · Grade Levels. At what grade do they start preparing students for college? Many services start Junior year, because families are thinking about college. Try to find a servi... More
College Prep | Comments (0)
There are plenty of organizations and private counselors willing to help you prepare for college. Americans spent $2.5 billion dollars last year on tutors alone. Unfortunately, not all of that money was spent wisely. So what should you look for when hiring a college prep expert or private guidance counselor? You want a program that can cover all your needs. Too many programs only cover one or two, like just the SATs, or just financial aid. Look for a complete college prep program: Academic Preparation Do they have the tools to meet your educational and p... More
Personality Tests | Comments (0)
Personality profiles and surveys have gone as high-tech as the students taking them. Gone are the days of the Rorschach test and flash cards. Not gone are the reasons students still need to take personality tests. The Purpose of High School Personality Tests It’s difficult to know what you want to do at a young age, but students should really start focusing on their career interests by 8th or 9th grade. This gives them four years to prepare and implement their career (and college) plans. Personality tests are a great way to let a student’s passions, likes and disl... More
Applying to College | Comments (0)
We all know the family that started saving for college when their student was in pre-K. They made sure he took the right AP courses and thought nothing but college, college, college. And then they found out they forgot a few of the other important steps to getting into the college of... More