Best 10 Summer Study Tips

When you think of summer break, you probably think of sunshine, beaches, and sleeping in; you probably don’t think of study sessions. These tips will help you boost your study skills, grades, and test scores without sacrificing your summer fun.   Start an informal book club One of the best things you can do for yourself is to read. Strong reading skills not only …

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Posted July 10th, 2017

Social Media and College Admissions

  This week, Harvard College rescinded admissions offers to ten prospective students after discovering some truly terrible social media behavior. This should serve as a reminder to all students that what you do online is never private and it never goes away. In a “private” group chat that was spun off of the Harvard Class of 2021 Facebook group, the stu…

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Posted June 15th, 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 c…

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Posted March 28th, 2017

College Admission News Roundup: February, 2017

  Whether your college applications are still months or years away, or whether you’re scrambling to meet a looming application deadline, here are two great articles about college admissions to check out: What the People Who Read Your College Application Really Think, NPR NPR looks behind the curtain at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachuset…

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Posted February 24th, 2017

INFOGRAPHIC: Old SAT vs. New SAT

Are you confused about the difference between the old and new SAT? Let our infographic help explain: [caption id="attachment_11923" align="alignleft" width="735"] These are just a few of the many differences between the old and new SAT. To learn more about the new, harder SAT and how C2 can help your student master it, visit the company's website at www.c2educate.com.[/ca…

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Posted January 9th, 2015

Thanksgiving: Separating Myth from Fact

A stroll through the grocery store reveals Thanksgiving bounty: massive frozen turkeys and cranberries and sweet potatoes galore. Clearly Turkey Day is upon us. Almost every child learns the tale of the brave Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock, befriended the local Native Americans, and celebrated the First Thanksgiving – but how much of this oft-repeated story is…

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Posted November 26th, 2014