Monthly Archives: September 2013

Confessions of a National Merit Finalist

There always comes a feeling of apprehension whenever I tell someone I was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. The thing that I anticipate is the moment when that someone asks what my PSAT score was and the awkward process of … Continue reading

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So you haven’t prepared for the SAT

The weeks leading up to just about every SAT exam are usually the same; they mostly consist of an inordinate number of students trying to cram several months of preparation into just several weeks. The calls we receive from students … Continue reading

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