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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 […]


by Ashley McCarrick

Spring Break means many different things for families. Some families visit the beach or mountains, check out local attractions, or catch up on much-needed sleep. If your family includes a high school student, there’s a good chance you’re about to plan a college visit. Visiting colleges is undoubtedly one of the best parts of the […]


A college visit is like a first date. You’re each so focused on putting your best foot forward that you might not notice some of the details that make the college “real.” While your tour group is being led along a specifically designated path, you should keep an eye out for signs of what the […]


The college visit is your student’s chance to try the college on for size and see how well it fits. But knowing what to ask when you’re there on site and thinking of things you should have asked later, when you’re back at home, are two different things. Use these 10 questions as starting places […]


Two-thirds of your child’s college application is based on what happens in 9th and 10th grade. Let that sink in for a moment. So, if your student is planning to do early applications—which you should definitely encourage—preparing for college during the freshman and sophomore years of high school is extremely important. Aside from the obvious […]


by Ashley McCarrick

Before you start applying to colleges in your senior year, take the time to visit so you know which schools will be the best fit for you. Here are a few tips to help you plan your visits: 1. Visit early The best time to visit colleges is during 10th and 11th grade. Many students […]