Yale Acceptance Rate

Yale Acceptance Rate

Like many other high school students, you may feel like your chances of getting into Yale are slim to none. After all, Yale is one of the most selective schools in the country, and the way people talk about Yale makes it seem like admittance will take nothing short of a miracle. However, despite Yale’s declining admissions rate (6.3% for the class of 2022 and 4.4% for the class of…

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Podcast: Why Disability and Inability Are Not the Same With Sparsh Shah and Hiren Shah

Sparsh Shah Sparsh Shah is a prodigy, singer, songwriter, rapper, inspirational speaker, and philanthropist. Sparsh was born with an incurable disease called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, which makes his bones extremely fragile. With more than 140 fractures and multiple rod surgeries, Sparsh cannot bear weight on his hands and legs, walk, or run. But, what he does have is a divine voice and a brilliant mind. Sparsh has won prizes in 9…

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High GPA, low SAT score – What To Do?

High GPA, low SAT score – What To Do?

Every year, despite their best efforts, countless students earn an SAT score that is lower than they anticipated. Even when these students have high GPAs, oftentimes they worry that their low scores will keep them from being considered for acceptance into their dream colleges. This typically leads them to either a.) panic, b.) lower their expectations when applying to and hearing back from different schools, or c.) blame themselves and…

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Why Disability and Inability Are Not the Same With Sparsh Shah and Hiren Shah

Sparsh Shah Sparsh Shah is a prodigy, singer, songwriter, rapper, inspirational speaker, and philanthropist. Sparsh was born with an incurable disease called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, which makes his bones extremely fragile. With more than 140 fractures and multiple rod surgeries, Sparsh cannot bear weight on his hands and legs, walk, or run. But, what he does have is a divine voice and a brilliant mind. Sparsh has won prizes in 9…

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The Ultimate Test-Taking Strategies for Boosting SAT and ACT Scores With Tim Prunyi of Prep Expert

Tim Prunyi is the Director of Academics at Prep Expert, one of the fastest-growing ed-tech companies that specializes in online SAT and ACT preparation. By offering full-length and live online courses, on-demand video courses, one-on-one private tutoring, and more, Tim and his team are helping students get life-changing scholarship money and admission into the college of their dreams. His mission is to revolutionize STEM education. Here’s a glimpse of what…

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How to get into Ivy League schools?

How to get into Ivy League schools?

Ivy League schools are known for only accepting the best and the brightest applicants, often boasting low acceptance rates.  In 2021, the Ivy League school with the highest acceptance rate was Cornell University which only accepted 5,889 of the 47,038 applications it received from applicants, an acceptance rate of 12.5%. Harvard University, which had the lowest acceptance rate, only accepted 5.2% of its applicants. Needless to say, getting accepted into…

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Should you guess on the SAT?

Should you guess on the SAT?

A few years ago, selecting a wrong answer on the SAT would cost you ¼ of a point. This guessing penalty meant that students would only answer questions that they were sure they knew. Any questions they weren’t sure about would be left blank. After all, getting zero points for a few questions is a far better alternative than losing points for incorrect answers. While this was a great strategy…

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Does The SAT Predict College Success?

Does The SAT Predict College Success?

You’ve worked hard, studied for months, and finally earned an impressive SAT score. While that part of the college preparation process is behind you, you might be left wondering if it’s any indicator that the rest of your college experience will go smoothly. If you’ve earned an SAT score in the 99th percentile, meaning that you scored higher than 99% of other test takers, for instance, that should indicate that…

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SAT Score Range

SAT Score Range

When you take the SAT, you will receive a composite score between 400-1600. Whether you score on the low end or the high end of this range, it can be a bit tricky to analyze your score and determine whether or not your score is “good enough.” This guide will help you understand your score and how colleges use SAT scores to rank applicants: Analyzing your SAT score Unlike many…

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When Are The PSAT Scores Released?

When Are The PSAT Scores Released?

If you are a high school sophomore or junior, you likely took the PSAT this past October 13.  After taking such a long and nerve-wracking test, you’re probably pretty anxious about how well you did on the test and when you’ll be able to hear back about your scores. After all, your PSAT results not only let you know how well you will do on the SAT, but they will…

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