High School Reading List: 25 Books to Read Now

What should your fall reading list look like if you're college-bound? We've compiled the books you should be reading for every year of high school.


The SSAT At Home 2020-2021: What You Need to Know

Thinking about taking the SSAT At Home? Here's what you need to know about this newest, digital testing option for SSAT test-takers.


What’s on the SSAT?

What's on the SSAT? Begin your SSAT test prep journey by understanding what exactly is on this private school admissions test!


SSAT Testing Options 2020-2021

In 2020 and 2021, students now have three SSAT testing options. What are these and what can you expect? We weigh in here.


How to Approach The Common App’s COVID Question

The Common App's COVID question gives students a chance to discuss the pandemic's impact. Should you respond to this question, and what should you say? Here are our thoughts.


9 Ways to (Quickly) Improve Your College Essay

What can you do to improve your college essay quickly and effectively? We have 9 great tips for polishing your application essay.


How I Got Into Princeton – Devon (Story #19)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Devon's story.


How to Read – and Actually Remember What You Read – 3 Practical Strategies

Do you know how to read? Probably. But do you know how to read productively? We have some thoughts on the subject in this detailed post.


Memorization Techniques for High School Students

You can use these three memorization techniques to quickly and effectively prepare for the SAT/ACT, class exams, and online learning.


The Importance of Self-Directed Learning

How important is self-directed learning in these turbulent times? More so than students and parents might think.


SSAT Math: The Content You Need to Know

There are two math sections on the SSAT: Quantitative 1 and 2. What content do you need to know to succeed on both? We explore SSAT Math content in this introductory post.


How I Got Into Princeton – Natalia (Story #18)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Natalia's story.