By taking AP® classes in high school, students show potential colleges and universities they are serious about their education and they will not be overwhelmed by a college course load. Taking an ambitious number of AP classes, and scoring high on AP exams, greatly improves students’ chances of college admission, including with Ivy League schools.
Wondering how many college applications to submit? Diversify your college applications between safety schools, target schools, and reach schools.
International student finds success with UWorld College Prep’s SAT product and achieved her goal of being accepted to Northwestern University.
When it comes to getting into your dream school, preparation is key. Whether it’s prepping for your SAT® or ACT® exams, planning that college visit, choosing a topic for your admissions essay, or filling out scholarship applications – it all requires some prep time.
If you want to write a compelling essay, highlighting your strengths and making your admissions application stand out from the rest, here are four mistakes to avoid at all costs. If, on the other hand, your goal is to write an essay so bad that stories will be told of its incoherence, this is the way to do it . . .
In years past, some schools on the East and West Coasts, especially Ivy League universities, preferred the SAT, while Midwestern schools favored the ACT. Today, however, most schools that require standardized test scores will accept either the ACT or the SAT.
On March 12, 2019, a major news story broke about the wealthy elite bribing and cheating the system so that their children could get into popular and prestigious universities.