Free ACT Preparation Course

Free ACT Preparation Course

Who said you can’t get anything good for free?  We believe in doing good deeds, so this week we put together a 6-part ACT prep course designed to help students who are gearing up to take the ACT in the next week or two.  Enjoy!     Index of Video...
Answering UC Prompts 1 & 2

Answering UC Prompts 1 & 2

Update October 2016: The UC essay questions have changed! Please read this post for more information about the new personal insight questions. Every year, many of my students have some difficulty with the UC essay prompts.  I decided to make a video to talk about some...
Personal Statement FAQ

Personal Statement FAQ

When I first meet with families and students, they always ask about the college essay, aka “the personal statement.”  Fears and questions run the gamut.  Some students elude topic altogether and are in denial that they will need to write one.  Others just have no idea...