yale campus at night
Matt Larriva
Dec 26, 2021

Whether it is for the school’s Hogwarts-like residential college system, its Tony Award-winning Repertory Theatre in residence at the David Geffen School of Drama, its countless alumni who lead in politics, the arts, and business, or simply for the fact…

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how to get into harvard
Matt Larriva
Dec 26, 2021

Want to know how to get into Harvard? As you might have guessed, it's a fairly common question we hear from our students and their parents. Attending a prestigious Ivy League school is undoubtedly a dream for many. And, while…

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student looking at psat score
Matt Larriva
Dec 26, 2021

It’s been a few weeks since you took the PSAT, and by now you’ve probably even forgotten about it. But PSAT and NMSQT scores have been announced, so now it’s time to figure out exactly what it all means. Confused?…

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brown university campus
Matt Larriva
Dec 26, 2021

Ranked as #14 on the US News Best Colleges list, there's little wonder students are curious about how to get into Brown University. But, with an admissions rate of under 6%, Brown University is just as difficult to get into…

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upenn campus
Matt Larriva
Dec 26, 2021

Is getting into UPenn a dream of yours?  Do you stay up nights dreaming of what it will be like to stroll down Locust Walk as the cherry blossoms are coming into color around May? Do you have a Benjamin…

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A rendering of a DNA statue composited next to the MIT STATA building home to the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
Matt Larriva
Dec 23, 2021

If you dream of contributing to the world’s understanding of science and technology, then start your journey at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This hyper-competitive institution has yielded more Nobel Laureates, astronauts, and influential inventors than most entire countries…

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Matt Larriva
Nov 14, 2021

Every year we get inundated with calls asking for help prepping for the PSAT. Our first response is always the same: Why are you taking the PSAT? After a brief pause the conversations go one of four ways: I just want…

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high school student earning college credits
Matt Larriva
Oct 10, 2021

While you've likely heard of the AP and IB programs, you're probably less familiar with the CLEP, Dual Enrollment or intersession courses. These are just a few of the many avenues available for students looking to accumulate college credit, saving…

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student practicing sat essay
Matt Larriva
Oct 10, 2021

Guessing is one of the most important SAT test-taking strategies. But are you doing it right? In a simpler world, you would be able to guess on every SAT question you couldn’t solve, or didn’t have time for. But the…

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high school students taking sat writing test
Matt Larriva
Oct 10, 2021

On the SAT writing section, we are presented with 43 multiple choice questions (there are 49 total, but 6 are paragraph improvement) which ask us to revise a sentence, or to leave it as-is. Over time, students have been conditioned…

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