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A Big Change for Ivy Ed

We are excited to announce that on Friday, August 31, Ivy Ed finalized its partnership with Collegewise, the largest college counseling company in the United States. What does this mean for you?  Well, our leadership [...]

Oops, they did it again…August 2018 SAT contains recycled questions

For our parents of and students who took Saturday’s August 2018 SAT, you may have heard that the material was pulled from tests previously distributed abroad. While this may be true, this is nothing new. [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

CBT: ACTs Administered Outside the US Are Now Computer-Based Only (With Some Exceptions)

Beginning in September of 2018, the ACT will no longer be administered on paper in countries other than United States, presumably in response to recent concerns regarding test security abroad. Exceptions will be made for [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

June SAT scores and ongoing concerns

Regarding the ongoing controversy about scores on the June SAT (about which browse the responses on Twitter to the College Board’s official response, or lack thereof), it may be helpful, though hardly consolation, to understand [...]

By |July 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

June 2018 SAT math score controversy unfolding

Three years ago about this time of year, headlines read “Scores from botched June SAT testing released as controversy escalates” (Valerie Strauss, WaPost). Back then, the College Board sent out and administered misprinted test booklets, [...]

Breathing thin air

I was on the phone with the parent of one of my students, and as we discussed what it takes to gain admission to the most selective colleges in the land. When he said, "it's [...]