In May of 2020, the University of California Board of Regents voted unanimously to make five historic changes to how it admits students applying to the University of California.
You need these cultural activities for certain top colleges, but especially for Columbia.
Parents and students, this is for you if you’re applying to college in the fall: 5 things you can do now to stay busy and improve your application.
Register early for your test (specifically the SAT and ACT). If you wait too long, you may not find any spots available near you.
Be sure to add descriptive details to your writing.
When writing your essays (for example, for the SAT, ACT, SSAT, GMAT, GRE, or TOEFL) avoid informal language.
One of the most common SAT essay mistakes related to how to refer to the author or speaker of the source.
Summary: There are credible allegations that the Aug 25, 2018 SAT had been leaked to the Internet in 2017, meaning a large number of test-takers had already studied the questions in advance. About the video: I was interviewed by ABC TV here in San Francisco about the SAT leak. If you’re studying for the SAT…
Summary: You see a movie at a movie theater; you watch a movie at home. When I first started teaching English some twenty-five years ago, a constant area to cover in a lesson at some point was the difference between seeing and watching, for example, seeing a movie and watching a movie. Most of the…
Prompts for the UC personal statements remain unchanged for prospective students applying in the Fall of 2015. As summer slowly comes to its end, upcoming high school seniors begin to think about their college applications and how they’ll set themselves apart from other students. One way to stand out from the crowd is through the personal…