Is taking a gap year a good idea

Is Taking a Gap Year a Good Idea?

May 6, 2019, by

  Knowing the landscape is critical to gap year planning Taking a gap year after high school can be a great way to recharge your batteries, gain new experiences, and prepare yourself to hit the ground running in college. Studies have shown that students who defer their admission by a year—whether they choose to work,… Read more »


As we near the end of the school year, a lot of high schoolers are sweating over the question, “Should I take the Math 1 or Math 2 Subject Test?”

Should I Take the Math 1 or Math 2 Subject Test?

April 16, 2019, by

  As we near the end of the school year, a lot of high schoolers are sweating over the question, “Should I take the Math 1 or Math 2 Subject Test?” Both College Board tests are 60 minutes long; both are multiple choice, and both allow calculators.  Both tests also have 50 questions that go… Read more »


The LSAT Goes Digital

March 26, 2019, by

Ready to take the LSAT online? Changes are afoot if you plan to take the LSAT! The Law School Admission Council (LSAC)  has announced that starting with the September 21st test date, the LSAT is going fully digital. Candidates will take the LSAT on tablet computers provided by testing centers. As part of the transition… Read more »


LSAT Preparation Tips: Get STARTED for the JULY LSAT

March 26, 2019, by

  When is the best time to start preparing for the July LSAT? Thinking of taking the July LSAT? Then it’s a good idea to get started now (late March/early April). This timeline gives you a little more than 3 months to prepare, which is a good amount of time for a broad incremental improvement… Read more »


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What’s Your College Essay Workout?

March 19, 2019, by

  Get a Head Start on your College Application Process…By Practicing Your Writing Before Senior Year You wouldn’t wait until the playoffs to learn to pitch, or take your first piano lesson the day of your recital. So why wait until you’re writing your applications to practice writing your college essay? It’s a unique skill—a… Read more »