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SAT Scores Needed for Top Liberal Arts Colleges

Top liberal arts colleges may not offer the same name recognition as Ivy Leagues or other top universities like Stanford or MIT, but they do give students a similarly excellent education. There are a few ways in which liberal arts colleges and big universities differ in how they approach education.  First, liberal arts colleges are […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday SAT Deals

You can always count on scoring a good deal on SAT test prep with Kaplan during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. This year, Black Friday is November 29 and Cyber Monday is December 2, so be sure to set yourself a calendar reminder to come back to this page then to take advantage of […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday ACT Deals

You can always count on scoring a good deal on ACT test prep with Kaplan during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. This year, Black Friday is November 29 and Cyber Monday is December 2, so be sure to set yourself a calendar reminder to come back to this page then to take advantage of […]

College Admissions Tips

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Tips to Remain Calm During Final Exams

Whether you’re a freshmen, sophomore, junior, or senior; you’re likely concerned about how final exams can make or break your semester. Don’t let this temporary pressure break you, instead, take charge and take the steps to doing well on final exams. Rest assured, while final exams hold a significant portion of your grade, they do not […]

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Ultimate Guide to College Application Essays

Test scores, grades, and AP classes are all important data points, but they don’t allow the real “you” to come through in the college admissions process. This is why essays are so important—they represent the best opportunity to share your voice in your application. In fact, according to a 2018 survey of admissions professionals by […]

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How to Build Your Spring Test Prep Schedule

Saying hello to the spring semester doesn’t just mean back-to-school festivities and the start of a new semester. Usually, high schools all around the country are encouraging their students to start applying for upcoming SAT and ACT test dates. This may seem intimidating at first, but with proper planning and an organized test prep schedule, […]

Advice for Parents

What to Expect When You’re Expensing College Education

What to Expect When You’re Expensing College Education

Many students will feel an emerging sense of independence as they forge ahead in the direction of their aspirations for higher education. Surprisingly, the realization of the ongoing need for family support throughout the college financial planning process becomes an unexpected revelation. How does college tuition get paid? What length of time are parents obligated […]