College Consulting Tips

Stanford is now among the vast majority of Top 25 Colleges who allow Score Choice for the SAT and ACT.

Posted 2021-07-11

Stanford University no longer requires applicants to send in all SAT and/or ACT scores with their applications, joining the vast majority of America's Top 25 Colleges. Keep Reading

Yield Rate vs. Acceptance Rate at America's Top 25 National Universities / Colleges

Posted 2021-08-28

Although you may have never heard of a college's "yield rate" (percent of admitted students who decide to enroll), it's actually the very best indicator of a college's greatness. Keep Reading

Private Consultants Replacing High School Counselors

Posted 2021-07-11

There have been several articles in the news recently, examining the rise to prominence of private college consultants such as myself, who work outside of the system and bring a fresh perspective to college admissions.
These days, more and more families are turning to private consultants after realizing that their high school's guidance counselors are often too overworked or unprepared to adequately prepare their students for the college application process.
I'm not saying there ar... Keep Reading

Which Colleges Require all SAT and/or ACT scores?

Posted 2021-07-11

A lot of my students take both the SAT and the ACT, and are wondering what schools require both tests, all tests of one type, or some variation thereof. Here is a current list. Keep Reading

Harvard and Yale ranked as top 2 Universities in the World

Posted 2021-07-11

Harvard and Yale have been ranked as the top 2 universities in the world (#1 and #2 respectively). Keep Reading

SAT Score Choice, and SAT vs. ACT: What Do the Recent Policy Changes Mean to You?

Posted 2021-07-11

Brian breaks down the recent SAT policy changes regarding Score Choice, and the implications for this year's high school sophomores and juniors. Keep Reading

SAT vs. ACT (comparison and score conversions..)

Posted 2021-07-11

SAT vs. ACT considerations. Keep Reading

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