Summer break is a great time to get a head start on college admissions. Contact your local C2 for a free college planning session.

Get A Head Start on College Admissions During Summer Break

High school can be tough—especially when you combine extracurricular activities, tough classes, SAT or ACT prep, and something resembling a social life. So it’s no surprise that most high school students anticipate the unstructured days…
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Brainstorming College Essay Ideas

A lot of students struggle to come up with great college essay ideas. After all, most college essay prompts seem to ask for a pretty big accomplishment or a transformative experience. What if you haven’t helped dig a well for an impoverished…
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8 Test Day Tips for Success

If you’re like most students, tests are a pretty big part of your academic life. From AP exams to SATs to end of year finals, you’re going to face quite a few “test days” during the school year. Here’s a list of some of our best test…
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Why Am I Bad at Math?

Every once in a while, someone floats a “new” math trick that astounds the Internet with its brilliant simplicity. To those who speak the language of math, these tricks usually aren’t new or brilliant—they’re just math. It’s no…
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The SAT Experimental Section Explained

Throughout 2018, the College Board came under fire from test-takers across the country for, among other things, applying wildly varying score curves to different test dates. To find out why, we need to take a trip back in time. Once upon…
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4 SAT Reading Strategies to Boost Your Score

Unlike the math and writing portions of the SAT, the SAT reading section doesn’t require you to bring any outside knowledge to the test. You don’t need to know grammar rules or algebra—you just need to know how to read. For those of you…
Your junior year of high school can be stressful if you don't have a plan. Contact your local C2 for help!

A Survival Guide for Your Junior Year of High School

As the weeks and months before college applications are due slip away, high school juniors get busier and more frantic. Fear not! With careful planning, you’ll get through this—and we’re here to help. We hope you find this survival guide…
Prepping for the SAT or ACT on your own isn't for everyone. Contact your local C2 and see what a personalized test prep program can do for your score.

Top Five Signs You Need Test Prep Help

Plenty of people get ready for tests like the ACT and SAT all on their own. In fact, we’ve got lots of test prep resources to help students get ready for their tests: How to Get a 30 (or Higher!) on the ACT: Key Study Tips Top 10 SAT…
Deciding between the SAT or ACT can be challenging. Visit your local C2 for a free consultation to help you choose.

How to Decide Between the ACT and SAT

Are you trying to figure out whether you should focus on the SAT or the ACT? Relax—we’ve got you covered. A lot of students wonder whether colleges secretly prefer one test over the other. Good news: they don’t. From a college admissions…