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Not Test-Optional for Homeschool Students

Not Test-Optional for Homeschool Students

Some test-optional schools still require homeschool students to submit ACT or SAT scores as a needed metric to evaluate their application. International students may also still see testing requirements. Many test-optional schools also still require ALL students to...

4 Paths After High School

4 Paths After High School

Many parents and families believe higher education is necessary to achieve career goals and financial independence. Forty percent of parents believe a college degree is very important. However, a bachelor's degree is just one of the four recommended paths to choose...

High School Courses to Save You Money (15-minute video)

High School Courses to Save You Money (15-minute video)

High School Courses to Save You Money: AP, IB, Dual Enrollment, and Early College are options to earn college credits while still in high school. These courses can save you time and money! John explains the benefits and the caveats, and how to consider which might be...

The New Digital PSAT, and How Do You Prepare?

The New Digital PSAT, and How Do You Prepare?

High school juniors have a lot on their minds, from activities and academics to friends and the future. But most juniors need to add one more item to their list: the PSAT/NMSQT. What is it, and why does it matter for juniors? What is the new Digital PSAT? The PSAT...

What to Look for in ACT Tutoring

What to Look for in ACT Tutoring

When it’s time to select an ACT tutor, lots of options exist. But how do you know what to look for in ACT tutoring? How do you find someone who can help your student increase their ACT scores and reach their future goals?  Learn what to look for in ACT tutoring and...

Building Your Activities Resume (14-minute video)

Building Your Activities Resume (14-minute video)

Ask John Anything! Building an Activities Resume. How to build quality not quantity, and passion, not paper-fillers, to achieve higher level skills and have a greater impact in the admissions office. Learn how to use, format, and build your activities resume to market...

Your Guide to Choosing a Major

Your Guide to Choosing a Major

  Nearly 80% of college students change majors, sometimes more than once. While college is a great time for self-discovery, changing your major frequently or late in your college career can mean new graduation requirements, classes, costs, and time. Graduating...

Tackling the Hardest ACT Math Questions

Tackling the Hardest ACT Math Questions

Ready to tackle some difficult ACT Math questions? If you are looking to conquer any (math) challenge or don’t love math but are doing what it takes to improve your ACT score, these questions are for you. The Hardest ACT Math Questions The hardest ACT math questions...

College Credit by Examination (CLEP) (8 minutes)

College Credit by Examination (CLEP) (8 minutes)

Earn college credits and bypass college courses with CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) provided by the College Board. 2023 update: tests are $93 each with 34 subjects available. What is the CLEP Program? The College Board’s College-Level Examination Program...

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