With classes and final exams wrapping up for the year, rising juniors and seniors should begin to map out a plan for standardized testing.
For students taking the SAT, August 26 is the next available testing date (registration is due by July 28; students receive exam scores by September 15). For rising seniors, this test date can be crucial (especially for student aiming to apply Early Decision). Remember that the September SAT can still be taken, but scores aren’t received until the end of October. That can put students in an unfriendly time crunch.
To help your child put their best foot forward, it’s important to consider the following:
As author of Untangling the Ivy League, Marc literally wrote the book on gaining admission to highly selective colleges. He earned a BA from Cornell University – where he met AcceptU’s co-founder – and an MBA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UNC, Marc chaired the admissions advisory board; he has also conducted alumni interviews for Cornell for more than fifteen years.