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ADVANCED COLLEGE ESSAY INTENSIVE FOR 12TH GRADERS 

Academic Achievers is offering a special opportunity for a limited number of high-performing students to receive the personalized attention they need to craft superior, effective college application essays. This intensive workshop is custom designed for ambitious, supremely driven students seeking admission to … Continue reading

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Want to go to an Ivy League?

“The path to the Ivy League is most successfully traveled through exclusive private schools,” according to CBS Market Watch. In fact, their research showed that of the 100 U.S. high schools sending the highest percentage of students to Harvard, Yale … Continue reading

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New SAT or ACT…It’s Time to Choose!

You’ve taken the PSAT, so now it’s time to gear up for the SAT…or the ACT. No need to prep for both.  Virtually every college accepts both ACT and SAT equally and use the concordance tables to compare the score … Continue reading

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Skills Every 18 Year Old Needs

As parents, when our child encounters frustration or anxiety, our first instinct is to swoop in and solve the problem. This need to protect, however well intended, has created a generation of children without coping skills. Let’s hear from an … Continue reading

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Private Schools Road to Ivy Leagues

While it is true that fewer than 9% of applicants were accepted into an Ivy League school last year, some high schools sent over 46% of their students to an Ivy, Stanford or MIT. According to CBS Market Watch, “The … Continue reading

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Waiting for Private School Admissions

After months of researching, preparing, applying, testing, and interviewing, there is nothing left to do now but wait. We want to give families some behind-the-scenes insight about what is going on as final decisions are being made. Despite this being … Continue reading

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Grammar Hints for Application Essay

You may or may not be having trouble getting off the ground with your application essay, but when it’s time for the polish, here are some basic language rules to keep in mind:Never use the word that when referring to … Continue reading

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