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What qualifies as good performance on college admissions tests is changing. More teens than ever are applying to college, and that means more students are taking college admissions tests. Increased competition leads many students to look for ways to reach their full potential on these critical tests. Luckily, your young scholar has many excellent test-preparation […]


by Ashley McCarrick

You can choose how to spend your summer – endlessly playing video games or wasting time on social media, never making progress toward your future goals – OR – you can choose to include a few meaningful activities that have a chance to impact your life and future. Even if you choose the latter, you […]


by Ashley McCarrick

“This is so overwhelming!” We hear it every day. Yes, the college application process is a daunting one. If you do things the right way, though, the process will pay off with your attending the college of your dreams. Many college applications across the country open on August 1. So over the next month, we […]


by Ashley McCarrick

College admissions offices focus on your grades and resume, but when you send the application can affect your chances as well. Many college applications are due by December or January (be sure to check the colleges’ websites for exact dates) of your senior year. That is for regular admission, which is the most common way […]


Namita scored a 240 on her PSAT/NMSQT ® test in 2014. That’s right, this amazing girl made a perfect score on her PSAT/NMSQT ® test and a 2390 on her SAT ® test as well! Quite naturally, one of the first questions going through your mind is “How did she do it?” Namita was kind […]


Sweaty palms, shortness of breath, a racing heartbeat, and even nervous laughter. The same symptoms one might feel before riding a rollercoaster or going on a first date are the same feelings one might have when taking an important test. You might be reading this and think, “Yep, that’s me, all right!” It may be […]


On her 11th Grade ACT ® test, she received a 32. On her 11th grade PSAT/NMSQT ® test, she received a 224 and became a National Merit ® Finalist. On her 11th Grade SAT ® test, she boasted a 2230. Who is this superstar? KD College Prep’s very own, Dhara! Far from boasting about her […]