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The only constant is change…when it comes to the ACT

The ACT is changing its Writing Test scoring system….again. As you may know, the ACT essay format changed in September of 2015. It went from 30 minutes to 40 minutes, and from a personal opinion essay to an analytical and argumentative essay with three perspectives on a given topic. The scoring system had also changed; [...]

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Information Overload

Information Overload We've made a Faustian bargain: We can now access free and unlimited information, but we don't know how to measure the accuracy of this information. The keynote speaker at the Independent Educational Consultants Association conference in Boston proposed that we've made a deal with the devil. Dr. Daniel Levitin, a brilliant neuroscientist and [...]

May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

New Summer Coding Course Offered!

Come get your coding on! From August 1st-August 12th, we will be teaching a coding course at Newmark Education in Scotch Plains. Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to join. Classes will be Monday-Friday, 8:30am-2:30pm, with a half hour lunch break. Students should bring their own laptops and lunches. Call for more information.

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Simplifying Math and Science

Ivy Educational Services in Fanwood and Bernardsville, NJ has been home to test preparation, curriculum tutoring, and college counseling for over 12 years. Our goal is to guide students through the college search and application process in a balanced way. To do that, we are fortunate to have a talented & dedicated staff plus gifted [...]

March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Balancing Fun and Focus

Ivy Educational Services in Fanwood and Bernardsville, NJ has been home to test preparation, curriculum tutoring, and college counseling for over 12 years. Our goal is to guide students through the college search and application process in a balanced way. To do that, we are fortunate to have a talented & dedicated staff plus gifted [...]

March 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Woman of Many Hats

Ivy Educational Services in Fanwood and Bernardsville, NJ has been home to test preparation, curriculum tutoring, and college counseling for over 12 years. Our goal is to guide students through the college search and application process in a balanced way. To do that, we are fortunate to have a talented & dedicated staff plus gifted [...]

March 11th, 2016|0 Comments

The Engineer of Ivy Ed

Ivy Educational Services in Fanwood and Bernardsville, NJ has been home to test preparation, curriculum tutoring, and college counseling for over 12 years. Our goal is to guide students through the college search and application process in a balanced way. To do that, we are fortunate to have a talented & dedicated staff plus gifted [...]

March 4th, 2016|0 Comments

College Counseling Handled with Care

Choosing the right college is an art form and Nicole Oringer is both painter and scientist in her role as college counselor, paying specific attention to the individual perspective as well as mixing and matching all of the accomplishments and needs of the student and his/her parents. In this, part two of our interview series [...]

February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Top Secret Plan for a Successful SAT test

Ivy Educational Services in Fanwood and Bernardsville, NJ has been home to test preparation for the SAT for over 12 years. We are a full service company and our goal is to help students through the college search and application process in a balanced way. Over the next few months we are going to be [...]

February 17th, 2016|0 Comments

College Admissions Process in the News

At Ivy Educational Services, we keep our ears and eyes open to all the latest trends and conversations in the college admission process. Recently two articles were posted in the last two days, one in the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/20/opinion/rethinking-college-admissions.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=0 and the other in the Wall Street Journal: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2016/01/20/to-get-into-college-harvard-report-advocates-for-kindness-instead-of-overachieving/ Overall, these articles and the conversation happening within college [...]

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments