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Early Look at 2016 SAT Practice Materials Raise Concerns

Alex Mallory | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Alex Mallory

The new SAT is not a bad test, but it is not yet polished. Given its numerous similarities to the ACT, therefore, students currently heading into their junior years will find the ACT a more reliable option for prep work.

ISEE or SSAT? Choose Wisely...

Alex Mallory | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents
Alex Mallory

Many theories abound about which test is easier or which is weighted more favorably by schools, but there is little evidence to back up these hypotheses. So, how do parents make an informed choice about which test will be better for their student?

LOOK: The Best Public High Schools

us news | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 04.23.2013 | Teen

This piece comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report. The importance of a strong high school education cannot be overstated. Good schools...

Tutoring Firm Sabotages Independent High School

Alex Mallory | Posted 03.12.2012 | Education
Alex Mallory

On September 28, 2011, the New York Times broke an unprecedented story about the private school world. The tutoring firm, Brattle Street Coaching, ha...

Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Ross

What do the disasters of George W. Bush, the Wall Street melt-down, and the poison of the Tea Party all have in common? Politicos and their puppet ma...

Deception: Jonathan Kellerman's Latest Is Not Up To His Usual Standards

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Kellerman's fans have been very patient with this author but their patience is wearing thin. He had better come up with something more substantive with his next book or all bets are off.