C2 Education’s Top 5 AP Exam Day Tips

For hundreds of thousands of students, the first two weeks of May mean only one thing: AP exams. Some students might only take one exam, others might undergo a marathon of five or more exams during the two-week testing period. Whichever camp you fall into, we’ve got some AP exam day tips for you: #5: Come Prepared Review the AP exam policies in advance. Don’t bring…

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Posted April 24th, 2017

Filing FAFSA Without IRS Data Retrieval Tool

No one likes filling out the FAFSA – it’s right up there with filing taxes and getting teeth pulled in terms of enjoyable activities. But in the last couple of years, the FAFSA got a whole lot easier with the introduction of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allowed students to automatically populate information for big chunks of the FAFSA. In March, the IRS took…

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Posted April 19th, 2017

Adam MacKnight Interview

  At C2 Education, we know that getting into college is serious business, but it’s important to have some fun, too. That’s why our teachers focus on going beyond vocabulary and math formulae to try to make learning just a little more fun. Check out our interview with tutor Adam MacKnight to learn how Adam uses humor to support his students. How long have you…

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Posted April 18th, 2017

C220 Dream Big Contest Winner

  C2 Education is celebrating 20 incredible years of taking students toward their dreams with the C220 Big Dream Contest. A BIG congratulations to our winner - Hue Dao! We are sending this junior from our South Edison Center in Edison, New Jersey on a FREE trip to visit her dream college, Stanford University. Plus, she will receive 20 FREE C2 tutoring hours to …

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Posted April 14th, 2017

Top 10 SAT and ACT Prep Tips

  Since SAT and ACT scores are among the most important factors in college admissions, it can be hard to deal with the anxiety that often comes with these tests. Follow these test prep tips to boost your scores and lower your stress levels.   Start with a Practice Test Any test prep plan should start with a practice SAT or practice ACT. Before you…

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Posted March 28th, 2017

15 Top Summer Programs for High School Students Still Accepting Applications

  Although summer break seems pretty far off, students who plan to use their summers wisely need to start making plans now. Summer offers a lot of unique opportunities for college-bound students to explore their options, familiarize themselves with college life, and boost their college applications. While application deadlines for a lot of programs have already pas…

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Posted March 23rd, 2017

Betsy DeVos, President Trump, and the Future of Education

    If there is one issue on which our nation’s two major political parties can generally find some common ground, it is education. After all, while each party has vastly differing views on how best to actually go about educating students, just about everyone agrees that education is generally a good thing. And education is, undeniably, important. So …

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Posted February 10th, 2017

Testing Rights and Responsibilities

    Avoid Test Score Cancellation: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities   It’s a nightmare scenario: You diligently prepared for the ACT/SAT/AP exam, you showed up on time, you took the test, you waited for your scores…and then you were notified that your scores were invalidated. All that time and effort went down the drain, and now you’ll hav…

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Posted January 24th, 2017

ACT vs. SAT: Which Test Is Right for You?

    One of the first of many college admissions decisions that students must make is whether to take the ACT, the SAT, or both. On December 14, 2016, C2 Education will present a webinar to help students in this decision. Keep reading to see some of the differences between the tests! Test Timing One of the biggest differences between the two tests invo…

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Posted January 20th, 2017

What is your New Year’s Resolution?

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Lose weight? Begin a new hobby? Improve your grades? If it’s to improve grades, then you are not alone. Many students want to improve their grades, but don’t know how. I have always thought that it’s ironic that public schools don’t teach you how to study – we either develop study skills on our own or don’t devel…

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Posted January 4th, 2017