The Supreme Court Banned Affirmative Action. Here’s Why Legacy Admissions Should Be Next

With the Supreme Court’s recent decision to ban affirmative action, the spotlight has turned to another contentious issue in college admissions: legacy admissions. This practice, which favors applicants related to alumni, contradicts the meritocratic principles that our educational institutions should uphold. Legacy admissions have historically skewed college demographics towards wealthier and predominantly white students, undermining efforts to diversify campuses. For example, legacy students are more likely to be accepted than…

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7 Reasons Harvard & Yale Reinstated SAT Test Requirements

As the Founder & CEO of Prep Expert, I have dedicated my career to helping students maximize their potential on standardized tests like the SAT and ACT. The recent decisions by institutions such as Harvard and Yale to reinstate these exams as requirements for admission signal a pivotal shift towards restoring a more meritocratic system in college admissions. Here’s why this move is not only a positive one, but also…

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Your Ultimate Guide To Digital SAT Prep

https://vimeo.com/919214609 View SAT Courses View SAT Book Digital SAT Prep Welcome to your ultimate guide to preparing for the digital SAT! Whether you’re a student gearing up for the exam or a concerned parent hoping to help your child succeed, Prep Expert has the tips and strategies you need to prepare the right way and achieve that dream score. In this guide, you will learn: Why the SAT is important.…

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The Most Effective Study Method

Every teacher expects their students to study. But what they don’t realize is that many students have never officially been taught how to study, leaving them with no idea how to prepare for tests and earn the best grades they can. That’s why we’re here to tell you about one of the best study methods for all types of students: the 50/10 Rule. The 50/10 Rule Students often think they…

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So You Think You Can Cheat on the Digital SAT?

Times are changing. With the miraculous growth of AI and other technology in recent years, educational institutions have been forced to adapt to the new capabilities of students to access a wealth of information from practically any device.  It may seem odd to some that the SAT has elected to move to a digital format in the wake of these changes, especially since students may be tempted to think that…

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A Key Trick to Overcome Procrastination

Students at all stages of their academic careers deal with procrastination. Surveys indicate that 80 to 95 percent of college students procrastinate regularly while about 86 percent of high school students also struggle with procrastination. So, don’t fret if you find it challenging to buckle down and get to work on difficult tasks. You’re not the only one! But how do you overcome procrastination? Are there ways to motivate yourself…

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Where Is The Best Place To Study?

Studying is hard enough on its own without having to fend off distractions. Many students struggle to find a study environment that minimizes distractions and enables them to fully focus on their work. Home often is not a viable option due to siblings, parents, pets, and the undeniable urge to close the books and take a nap. So, where is the best place to study? Is there any way to…

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The Number 1 Reason to Consider a Career in Healthcare

Settling on a career path may be one of the most overwhelming decisions you will have to make in your life. There are many factors that go into such a huge choice, including potential salary, education or training requirements, natural talent, interest, location, personal fulfilment, and more. You may weigh these factors differently depending on which career paths you have in mind. Many students wind up with a particular interest…

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Tutors That Make SAT Studying Fun?!

In theory, developing a new skill or learning about a new subject is an exciting concept. The potential to better ourselves and expand our knowledge or skill sets can be a major motivating factor in the lifelong pursuit of learning. Unfortunately, methodical or otherwise lackluster teaching methods have created ineffective learning environments for many students, leaving them with an inherent distaste for studying. But, learning doesn’t have to be boring!…

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National Merit PSAT Cutoff Scores: Class of 2025

Did you recently score well on the PSAT? You may be eligible to earn scholarships and recognition through the National Merit Scholarship Program! Read on to learn what it means to be a National Merit Scholar, the PSAT cutoff scores for the Class of 2024 in each state, and the types of awards you can win by entering the competition. What Is National Merit? The National Merit Scholarship Program is…

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