College Admission Counseling Bethesda, Washington D.C., Virginia

Class of 2018 Admission Results

May 14, 2018, by

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Spring has finally decided to appear here in the D.C. area. Soon, summer will be upon us and the Class of 2018 will have graduated. We are very proud of our Seniors for all the hard work they put into their applications. Through multiple essay revisions, application proofreads, and… Read more »


Writing a College Essay Marks Education Brainstorming

Make the Most of Your College Essay Process

May 4, 2018, by

HOW DO YOU BRAINSTORM? It’s one of the most important questions to ask as you begin thinking about your college essay: Does my creativity thrive in a group, or am I more productive on my own? As a writing teacher, I have seen students transform essays through the collaborative processes of workshopping, peer review, and… Read more »


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Do I have to take the SAT/ACT test with the essay?

April 26, 2018, by

SAT/ACT Don’t Rule out the Essay, Yet! Are you wondering whether you really need to take the ACT or SAT essay? Must you add that burden to the over 3-plus-hour exam you are already taking (over five hours if you have extended time)? How many schools actually require the essay, anyway? You may have heard… Read more »


Planning and Preparing for SAT Subject Tests

How to Plan and Prepare for SAT Subject Tests

April 3, 2018, by

Planning and Preparing for SAT Subject Tests Spring is in the air! But with all the fun that warm weather brings, it also means crunch time for end-of-year testing. Before you know it, AP Tests and final exams will be here. Along with AP tests, finals, and the SAT or ACT, you may also be… Read more »