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What is Your Student’s Spike in the College Application Essay?
A student with a “spike” in their application can set themselves apart. A spike is a concentrated interest of a student’s that they display to an admissions team. Spikes can be beneficial to the college application, particularly when shared in a compelling essay. Colleges are looking for students who will add value to their institution. Almost every student who applies to college has a wide array of extracurricular activities, but it’s what makes your student stand out that should be shared.
Tips and Tricks to Deal with Stress When Taking the SAT/ACT
While the idea of college might excite your student, SAT stress and ACT stress are very real. This aspect of the college journey can be overwhelming for many. Students want to put their best foot forward on those college applications, but preparing for yet another exam in addition to their school work is a lot.
Here are tips for students on how to deal with stress related to the SAT/ACT.
College Board announces the SAT is going digital
On January 25th, 2022, the College Board announced the SAT is going digital and by 2024 all students in the US and abroad will be taking the updated, shorter version of the exam completely online.
Here is a statement regarding the recent College Board announcement and the upcoming SAT format changes from Anne Huntington Sharma, President and Board Member, Huntington Learning Center.
How Important is the College Admission Essay Right Now?
The SAT/ACT have been made optional by many colleges and universities. Many colleges have adjusted their deadlines and requirements. But what about the college admission essay? Is it still important?
HUNTINGTON'S COLLEGE ADMISSION CALENDAR FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS
Spring is an important time for high school juniors and seniors planning to go to college – and Huntington has a 15-month college admissions calendar that guides juniors and seniors through the college journey.
SAT ACT Exams Postponed Due to COVID-19
As news around the United States continues to pour in about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the two largest college placement examination groups in the country have announced that they will be rescheduling or canceling upcoming testing dates.
Five Ways to Convince Your Child of the Importance of College
The way you talk about college can have a tremendous influence on your child. Here are a few facts to share with your child to convince him or her that college is an excellent idea.
Huntington Learning Center Announces Results Of SAT, ACT And Scholarship Survey For 2019
Huntington Learning Center, the leading tutoring and test prep company with approximately 300 locations across the country, recently announced the results of its annual SAT, ACT and scholarships survey for 2019.
Five Tips from Huntington Learning Center on Filling Out College Applications
There’s a lot for students to do when it comes to preparing to go to college. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that the volume of to-dos increases substantially. As teens near the time when they need to submit applications, she offers five tips for working on those college applications.
What You Need to Know about SAT Adversity Score
Wondering what exactly to expect regarding the Adversity Score (also known as the Adversity Index)? Huntington discusses the three different components.