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Hot Tip: The Best ACT and SAT Test Dates!

By Jon Tarella SPOILER: They don’t exist, at least not in an absolute sense. Students and parents often ask us which test date administration of the ACT or SAT they should be taking. They hear through the proverbial grapevine that, for whatever reason, one administration is easier than another.  We emphasize that there is no [...]

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

You won’t get a grade in these subjects, but they’re just as important

While you spend four years at college ostensibly to learn academic subjects and be prepared for the next phase of life (whether it’s entering the working world or continuing to grad school), utilizing and developing non-cognitive skills is just as important. You will be faced with new tasks that previously may have been done for [...]

November 9th, 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

Most Likely to Succeed: The (wo)man, the myth, the movie

When I was asked to screen the Sundance Film Festival selection Most Likely to Succeed, all sorts of connotations and anxieties bubbled about my brain. You see, I was voted Most Likely to Succeed as a senior in high school and I often ponder what it means or meant. At the time when I was [...]

December 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Our Thoughts On The ACT Pacing Watch

As students took the October administration of the ACT this week, we found ourselves answering a question which crops up every now and then….should my child buy a watch specifically designed for the ACT? Today, the unprecedented inflation of college tuition costs illustrates the degree of continued fervor surrounding the college admissions process. There is [...]

October 27th, 2015|0 Comments