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Updates on TJ Admission – 2018

I thought I would share the following information concerning the upcoming TJ SIS (Student Information Sheet).

A client asked me if I thought TJ would be having an essay or math problem this year (2018).  I suggested she call TJ and ask admissions directly.   She shared the following with me:

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2018-02-06T20:45:00+00:00

College Admissions Presentation October 25th

Plan Now for College Later

Success is a matter of perspective. In order to gain acceptance to the best colleges, you must show the world singular aspects of who you are. In this talk, Sybil Gohari, founder of Admissions Company, will show you how to build the proper scaffolding for the aspects of you that are truly unique, and how these can shine through your college application.  Join Sybil Gohari, PhD, founder of Admissions Company, for a presentation that will help you create a better college plan.  Parents of 8th graders (or older) are invited to attend.

Dr.Gohari is an entrepreneur and educator who founded Admissions Company to help college and graduate school applicant development. Utilizing a proprietary methodology that combines a tech platform with professional services, Admissions Company helps increase the odds of acceptance to an applicant’s target college or graduate school.  Her Odds Calculator is available, free of charge, at this link: https://tools.admissions.company/

To sign up for this free presentation on Thursday, October 25 at 7:30pm, click the button below:

Reserve My Seat

Location: Inspiring Test Preparation 1307 Dolley Madison Blvd. suite 4B McLean, VA  22101

Trying to sign up the same day?  Text Kate at 703-203-5796 to see if we have seats.

2018-10-16T19:51:17+00:00

SAT vs. ACT – Which test is right for you?

Now that it’s prime time to start studying for the SAT and ACT, we’ve had a lot of students ask us which test they should take.

Nowadays, most colleges accept the SAT and ACT and weigh scores from both tests equally, so that’s no longer a reason to take one test over the other.

The College Board recently redesigned the SAT and it is now quite similar to the ACT. Both tests now have optional essays and no guessing penalty. The SAT also no longer has a “random vocabulary” section, which used to be a big deal breaker for a lot of our students. Instead, the SAT has a vocabulary in context section. The SAT also has less geometry than the ACT.  We’ve covered the all differences in a handy graphic below. (more…)

2018-02-06T20:44:14+00:00

Tell Us What We Can Do Better – College Admissions Seminar Cancellation

We at Inspiring Test Preparation recently had to cancel our College Admissions Seminar with Cathy Ganley of ForWord Consulting.

All of us here want to continue to make our business better and more accessible to students and parents, and you can help us. We would love to hear your opinion on why this class couldn’t work for you, and what we can do going forward in order to continue serving our clients the best way we can.

Included at the end of this post is a short survey. Let us know what you think!

College Admission Seminar Cancellation
Tell us why the seminar didn't work for you!
2018-03-22T00:29:40+00:00