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Matt Larriva
Mar 12, 2021

UNITED STATES, March 12, 2021, USA TODAY Prior to COVID-19, some universities, such as UCLA, were considering abolishing standardized testing as a basis for admission. But the pandemic's disruption of typical school patterns "is causing standardized tests like SAT and…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 11, 2021

UNITED STATES, March 11, 2020 || College Express In part two of the three-part series, we discuss how international students can plan early, be aware of test requirements, and invest in their extracurriculars.The US has most of the world’s highest-ranking…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 || Parentology If your child has their sights set on an Ivy League school, chances are the stress level is running high in your house. These colleges are among the most selective, with an acceptance rate of…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 04, 2021

UNITED STATES, March 4, 2020 || College Express In part one of this three-part series, we discuss international students' desire to attend Ivy League institutions and the chances they have of admission.Getting into the Ivy League as an international student…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 03, 2021

With the SAT test right around the corner, there's no better time to prep! In this video, Powerful Prep tutor, Lauren, walks us through the no calculator math section of the SAT Practice Test 1. Before you get started, here…

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Matt Larriva
Feb 26, 2021

How Deliberate Practice Leads to Success || Deliberate practice is a term that shows up in biographies of almost every elite performer, and for good reason. Deliberate practice is a method that can be used to improve performance at anything,…

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Matt Larriva
Feb 22, 2021

Out of all the Ivy League schools, Cornell University's acceptance rate is the highest, thus earning the reputation that it is “easy” to get into. However, nothing could be farther from the truth. Cornell has proven to be an extremely…

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Matt Larriva
Feb 09, 2021

Move over, Harvard. Princeton is the best university in the country, according to US News and World. And with that kind of prestige, you can rightly assume it's nearly impossible to get accepted. If you want to know how to…

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Matt Larriva
Jan 27, 2021

Ivy League admissions statistics paint a very clear picture of how difficult it is to get accepted into a prestigious school. With an average acceptance rate of just above 9%, the Ivy Leagues are among the most selective schools in…

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Matt Larriva
Jan 23, 2021

In January 2021, Powerful Prep founder, Matthew Larriva was interviewed by Yahoo! Finance regarding SAT test biases. You can read the full article below, which was written by Reggie Wade and Alexis Christoforous and originally appeared on Yahoo! Finance on…

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