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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


6 SSAT Reading Strategies From the Experts

With these 6 SSAT Reading strategies, you'll be prepared to maximize your raw score on this difficult section.


Creating an Effective SSAT Study Plan

A great SSAT score often comes from a great SSAT study plan. Learn tips for creating an actionable prep timeline here.


SSAT Prep Resources: Your Guide

Preparing to take the SSAT? What SSAT prep resources should you be utilizing? We weigh in on the best SSAT test prep tools in this post.


College Essay Brainstorming: Where to Start

Your college essay is one of the most important components of your application. Here are our best tips for starting the college essay brainstorming process!