How to Approach the “Why Us?” Essay

September 1, 2021, by

“Why Us?” It’s the most common question you’ll be asked to write about as a supplemental essay to your college application.   When you break down this prompt to its most basic form, colleges want to know two things: You’ve done your homework, and you know why the school is the best fit for you…. Read more »


Tips on Time Management for the New School Year

August 19, 2021, by

Get back in the swing of things with these time management tips! A new school year is around the corner, and we hope that this one will allow for kids in classrooms and on sports fields rather than in pajamas and on Zoom! As regular school days and extracurricular activities pick up again this year,… Read more »


SSAT and ISEE Vocabulary Tips

August 18, 2021, by

  SSAT and ISEE vocabulary study plan tips If your child is preparing to take the SSAT or the ISEE this fall, chances are they will need to expand their vocabulary in order to do well on the verbal sections of the tests. The SSAT and the ISEE both test vocabulary words out of context,… Read more »



Taking the GRE at home

Why You Should Take the GRE General Test at Home

July 5, 2021, by

Taking the GRE at home  proves to be a stress-free experience Due to the shutdown of many test centers that offer the GRE, ETS began offering a GRE General Test at Home (“At Home GRE”) option in late Spring 2020. The test is identical in content, format and on-screen experience to the GRE General Test… Read more »