Applying to College during pandemic

Applying to College During a Pandemic

March 30, 2021, by

What Have We Learned from the 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle? When COVID-19 struck in March 2020, more than 1,600 colleges and universities across America, including all of the Ivies and most highly-selective institutions, declared a test-optional policy for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. This presented a unique opportunity for applicants everywhere, and (not only in retrospect but… Read more »


Preparing for the 2021 AP Chemistry Exam

March 22, 2021, by

This year’s AP Chemistry exams are back to their typical full length As COVID – 19 continues to affect schools across the country, the College Board this year will be offering digital Advanced Placement exams in addition to its regular paper exams. This year’s AP Chemistry exams are back to their typical full length of… Read more »


Studying for the 2021 AP Biology Test

March 22, 2021, by

Preparing for the 2021 AP Biology Exam Unlike the abbreviated 2020 AP Biology exam, the 2021 AP Biology exam will return to its usual length [3 hours] and will include the regular 60 multiple choice questions in addition to 6 free response questions, testing content from units 1 – 8.  The key difference between the… Read more »


The 2021 AP Calculus Exams: Format and Tips

March 22, 2021, by

AP Calculus Exam:  Tips from tutors that can help you prepare Although calculus has a reputation for being a grueling, demanding course, those who take the class often realize that it is one of the most exciting courses offered in high school. For many students, a calculus course is the first time that math feels… Read more »


Know Your College Lingo!

March 1, 2021, by

How Learning the Difference Between “Department”, “Program”, and “Center” Can Supercharge Your College Research It’s one of the most crucial questions in college admissions: “Who is applying because they really know our school, and who is applying just based on the name?” Whether you’re preparing to interact with an admissions officer, or writing your “Why… Read more »