1995 vs. 2020: How College Admissions Has Changed Over the Past 25 Years

If one of your parents graduated from college, you have probably heard stories about “When I was in school…” Advice from someone who has been through the process before can be insightful and valuable. But it is also important to consider how your college admissions experience may differ from what your parents’ experience was like

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How Does Online Test Prep Work?

For high school students, life is often a juggling act. Many students have strict schedules consisting of schoolwork, extracurriculars, part-time jobs, and social events. Adding test prep into the mix is not always an easy task. Time management is key. For this reason, many of our families over the years have asked for test prep

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How I Decided Where to Go to College

Deciding where to go to college can sometimes be a daunting task, especially if you’re not sure where to start. Your college years will become some of the most formative years of your life, so it’s important to first do your research. We usually recommend that students start by creating a balanced college list consisting

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How Has COVID-19 Affected 2020 AP® Exams?

Due to the ever-changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the College Board® has made changes to this year’s AP® Exams. These changes come in the form of a revised format, structure, and schedule. In a recent survey conducted by the College Board®, it was discovered that most students prefer to take the test regardless of school closures

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10 Things High School Students Can Do While Stuck at Home

School’s out, but not completely. School districts across the nation have extended spring break or moved to online instruction in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). You may wonder how to keep your high school student academically engaged while he or she is cooped up inside. You want your teen to use

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COVID-19 Updates

Last Updated: April 21, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Temporary Changes to KD College Prep Operations and Services KD College Prep was founded with the mission to help our client families achieve their goals for the future. We know you cannot achieve your goals and we cannot fulfill our mission without good health. It has become

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Why Should I Consider a Women’s College?

March is Women’s History Month, and it’s an important time to look back on and see how far we’ve come, especially in the realm of education. Over the last 100 years, the American woman’s experience has changed drastically. She obtained the right to vote. She entered the workforce. She went to law school and medical

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How Will Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact College Visits and SAT®/ACT® Testing?

Last Updated: March 16, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. Will Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect SAT® and ACT® test dates? In response to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the College Board® has canceled its May 2nd and June 6th tests and the makeup date for the March 14th test (which was scheduled for March 28). As soon

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Financial Resources and Tips for Future First-Generation College Students

College is not always a “normal” next step in life for everyone applying. In fact, one fifth of matriculating college students in 2015 had parents who did not receive a four-year degree. These individuals are sometimes called first generation college students (FGCS). For you, maybe growing up didn’t involve “When I was in college…” stories

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8 Places to Check out on Your Texas A&M Visit

With a robust student culture, rich history, and countless academic degrees, Aggieland has a lot to offer. To find out if it’s the perfect fit, schedule a college visit. While an Instagram feed or college website is helpful during the research phase, you probably won’t get the full picture until your visit. A trip to

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