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Why is SAT Prep So Important?

What is the SAT? It is a standardized test that students must take in order to apply to most colleges. It tests students’ mastery of grammar, critical reading, and mathematics. It serves as a key tool to compare one student’s academic performance to his or her peers. Although there are many valid critiques of the SAT, most students still must take it (or its rival, the ACT), and they must perform well to get accepted …

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Letter to Recent High School Graduates

By: Austin Admissions Intern It’s June 6th. Many of you guys have already graduated high school, and the rest of you are waiting anxiously for the final day of graduation which remarks the end of twelve years of schooling. I know that everyone is going through different emotions right now, and I just want to tell you guys a bit about my experience and thoughts preparing for my freshman year of college.   As I …

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The Best Austin SAT Tutoring

We believe our Austin SAT tutoring is the best for a number of reasons. First of all, we have been in business since May 2012. With over five years as a company, and over two decades instructional experience from our tutors, we bring a depth of knowledge and experience to our Austin SAT Tutoring.   On top of this, we have excellent reviews. We have dozens of five star reviews on our Yelp and Facebook pages. …

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College Interviews: Five Ways to De-stress

Oh no, another college interview. You finished your personal statement. You submitted your application. You even sent in the scores from your latest battle with the SAT. Now, you’re outside the door of the dean’s office waiting for the next college interview. Of course, the best way to reduce stress before an interview is to come prepared: • Practice potential questions with a friend the day before, • Get a good night’s sleep, and • …

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Career Advising with American Admissions

Career advising. We’re excited to announce that we’ve begun advising professionals and recent grads in Austin and Austin on career transitions and the job search! Sound like something you need? Click the link here and sign up today! Our background is based strongly in the academic details needed to successfully apply to and then gain acceptance at competitive colleges and graduate schools in Texas and across the country. Off hand, our advisors know what percentile …

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How to Prepare for an SAT Private Tutoring Session

By: Ken Nguyen   Getting ready for your next SAT tutoring session? Come prepared with a game plan so you can get more accomplished.   Here are some tips to help you get the most out of each test prep lesson.   Know what you want to accomplish and what you want to work on Come prepared with topics you want to ask about, questions that weren’t cleared up before, or completely radical questions that …

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Kevin’s Tips for Tricky Reading Questions (SAT Tips)

By: Kevin Vu (Lead SAT Tutor) Everybody has that friend or relative that drones on and on. Somehow, they‘re able to take a simple subject like the weather and turn it in into a full-length novel. They often repeat themselves unnecessarily, and it’s unbearable to listen to them for an extended amount of time.   Likewise, the SAT and ACT often feature sentences or answer choices I like to describe as “word salad.” The test …

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When to Apply to College: Your College Prep Timeline!

For many students and parents, applying to college is a scary prospect. In my years of experience, best antidote to college application anxiety is preparation. The earlier students begin, the better options they have when it’s time to make that final college decision at the end of their senior year. So let’s look at a comprehensive guide to when to apply to college. To help you with the process, we’ve created a step by step …

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The Biggest Problem with MBA Personal Statements?

In a phrase: they’re too damn boring! I’ve helped clients write over 100 MBA personal statements in the last few years, and one recurring theme stands out: business school applicants almost always want to restate their resume, point for point, on a personal statement. I mean, how boring is that? First rule of writing: put yourself in your reader’s shoes. Do you think an MBA Admissions Adviser wants to read a rephrasing of your resume, …

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