223,400 students took the August SAT last weekend.

Well it’s official. 223,400 students took the SAT on Saturday. When you consider that 402,000 students were originally registered to take the test, 223,400 seems like a pretty low number. But when you consider that exactly 0 students took the June SAT, nearly a quarter of a million students starts to seem pretty encouraging. At test centers last weekend, Collegeboard took all the necessary COVID precautions. Students and center staff were required to wear [...]

September 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

So your August SAT got cancelled again. What now?

So your test was cancelled, huh? It. Sucks. There are no two ways about it. Many students have been preparing since December to take an SAT, and this latest cancellation was a shot through the heart. If you need to scream at the top of your lungs and curse the test prep gods, you’re totally justified in doing so. Once you’re done, though, let’s look at the bright side. The good news [...]

August 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

We Created a Map of Testing Centers Still Holding the August SAT

We Created a Map of Testing Centers Still Holding the August SAT DISCLAIMER: This map is not meant to see which test centers still have open seats for the August SAT. It is meant to see which test centers have not cancelled their August SAT, so students can have a better idea of which schools are "safe" to register at for all other fall testing dates (September, October, and November). We put [...]

August 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

How will COVID-19 affect students applying to college this fall? — Interview with Linda Hollenback

Our President and Founder, Andre Kiss, was joined by Linda Hollenback of Hollenback Consulting LLC to discuss applying to college in the age of Coronavirus. Together, they answered such questions as… How can students make their applications more competitive in this environment? How to hold college visits while college campuses are shut down? Is applying to college test optional a viable option for students? We hope you enjoy the interview! [...]

June 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Class of 2020 College Acceptances

Our students are amazing! Here's a sampling of some of the Colleges our incredible students from the class of 2020 were accepted to. (List updated 4-28-20) American University Brandeis University Carnegie Mellon University Case Western Reserve University Clemson University Dickinson College Drexel University Duquesne University Fairfield University Franklin and Marshall College George Washington University Gettysburg College Haverford College James Madison University Lafayette College Lehigh University Loyola University Maryland Millersville [...]

April 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The Truth about Test Optional

It seems that every other day, more colleges are becoming Test Optional in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During one of the toughest moments in American history, this move appears to be an extension of good will from colleges and universities across the country. Students who had the March, April, May, and June SAT and ACTs cancelled could breathe a collective sigh of relief. One less thing to worry about. After all, the [...]

April 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|