First Take on The New SAT

March 14, 2014, by

As you know, the College Board is attempting a true reinvention of the SAT. For all the news stories printed and broadcast on this topic, many are bombastic, few are comprehensive, and none provide adequate guidance to parents and students. Below, I outline the major changes. And on my next post, I suggest a simple a four-step… Read more »


What People Say

October 15, 2012, by

The following are comments from students and parents who have used our tutoring and test preparation services. We offer tutoring in most academic subjects and prepare students for the SSAT, ISEE, HSPT, PSAT, SAT and Subject Tests, and the ACT. We also prepare students for graduate school standardized tests. Our clients come from the Washington,… Read more »




The Shady Side of Test Optional

February 3, 2012, by

Amidst all the hullabaloo about the recent SAT score inflation scandal at Claremont McKenna (here’s a Bloomberg article on the subject), a central point may be getting drowned out: Many colleges are out to game the rankings system, in one way or the other.  Some do it in ways that are legitimate, while others do it… Read more »