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  • Effective SAT Prep Schedule

How to Create an Effective SAT Prep Schedule

May 27th, 2024|

Creating an effective study schedule is crucial to succeed on the SAT. The SAT tests critical reading, writing, and math skills you have developed throughout high school. With the right preparation, you can show colleges your academic potential. Follow these steps to design a customized SAT prep plan.

1805, 2024

What is a Good SAT Score for College Admission?

The SAT is a widely used standardized test that many colleges consider during the admissions process. While a strong score can definitely boost your application, it’s important to remember that it’s just one factor admissions officers evaluate. According to the College Board, the average SAT score is around 1050. Any score above that would be considered above average.

704, 2024

How International Experiences Boost College Applications

The college application process can be stressful for high school students, feeling like a high-stakes exam where they compete to stand out from other qualified applicants. That’s where international experiences e.g., study abroad programs, volunteering, cultural exchanges, can become your secret weapon that will capture the attention of admissions officers.

Effective SAT Tutoring for Students and Parents: Conquering the SAT

March 20th, 2024|

With the right preparation and resources, one can approach the SAT with confidence and achieve the scores needed to unlock your dream schools. This guide explores the benefits of SAT tutoring, different tutoring options available, and key factors to consider when choosing the right program, particularly for low-income students.

Free SAT Tutoring As a Path to Opportunity: Why Underrepresented Students Should Consider Taking It

March 6th, 2024|

The college admissions landscape is constantly evolving, and the recent trend of several universities, including MIT, Yale, Dartmouth, and Brown, reinstating standardized testing requirements has sparked debate.

Demystifying the Digital SAT: Your Guide to the New Testing Experience

February 5th, 2024|

As education continually evolves in the digital age, so do standardized testing methods. The shift from traditional paper-and-pencil SAT testing to Digital SAT reflects a commitment to aligning assessment tools with the skills demanded in today's world.

Untapped Potential: College Path Mentorship Paves the Way for Low-Income NJ Students

January 1st, 2024|

Recognizing many challenges, UPLIFT Academy offers a beacon of hope for low-income students in New Jersey. Through its free College Path Mentorship program, UPLIFT Academy empowers students to break through barriers and achieve their college dreams.

College Path Mentorship as a Method of Supporting Students

June 1st, 2022|

We meet every Saturday to discuss their transition out of high school, explore their college interests, and openly address their anxieties. I share with them my own struggles in applying to college and encourage them to keep a journal in order to learn more about themselves... After several weeks, my mentees vocalize feeling more prepared for their journey into college and that is all I could ask for.

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