Getting into college is definitely a journey and arguably one of the most difficult things you’ll experience during high school. How can you overcome this insurmountable task? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered!
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Writing a resume for a college admissions package requires a different approach to writing a job application resume. Here are the five things you’ll need to consider with answers below.
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Feeling stressed about what to write your college essay about? You’re not alone. Thankfully we have some answers that can help you generate ideas. All thanks to an interview we conducted with Keith Wilkerson from College Thoughts — an expert on helping high school students find the right college fit for them.
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The team at Everydae has been hard at work at home during quarantine. First thing’s first, we want to say thank you to all of the educators and medical workers on the front lines of this pandemic! And thank you to our awesome students and parents who have been studying for the SAT with us these last few months.
Without further ado, here are some of the updates we’ve made in the last week or two:
Huge shout out to Marich for leading this project!
Before students start a new SAT challenge, they will now have the option to watch…
With schools closed and the May and June SAT cancelled, it might be tempting to throw SAT prep out the window along with all other semblance of normality. However, even with the SAT cancelled, it is important for students planning on applying to college next fall to continue to prepare for their exams.
While some schools have announced that they will be going test optional, the majority of schools (as of right now) are still indicating that they will be expecting scores. …
Schools around the country are closed or closing due to Coronavirus, leaving students stuck at home trying to figure out how to stay sane and productive. Everydae is here to help… and to make studying for your SAT test a little more enjoyable during these strange times.
If you’re reading this, then you, like thousands of other students and parents, probably recently found out that the March SAT isn’t happening in your area. Or maybe you aren’t sure whether or not your testing center is closed or not. You might have some questions around what happens next (and what to do if your SAT has been cancelled). Below are answers to some frequently asked questions that we’ve seen floating around.
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In a previous life, the members of our academics team at Everydae tutored and taught thousands of students across a variety of subjects. Many of those students who were studying for the SAT or ACT received good grades in school. They just couldn’t crack standardized tests. And typically, for similar reasons as each other.
We’ve broken down the most common student concerns below, with a little guidance for each:
“I’m an A-student, but I struggle with standardized tests.”
“I’m just a bad test taker.”
Like any other activity, standardized test taking is a skill that can be learned.
This post was written by Laura Hubbard, Director of Academics at Everydae. Laura has 10,000+ hours of tutoring and tutor-training experience. She was previously Director of Academics for the adaptive learning product ORION, directed curriculum creation at AJ Tutoring, and was a course writer at Chegg and manager at The Princeton Review.
The college admissions scandal (aka Operation Varsity Blues) shed light on an academic epidemic. And it’s not cheating celebrities or corrupt coaches. It’s bigger than that.
60% of high school students we surveyed this summer say they have anxiety around the SAT.
And it’s no surprise — they’re…
This post was written by Laura Hubbard, Everydae’s Director of Academics. Laura has 10,000+ hours of tutoring and tutor-training experience. She was previously Director of Academics for the adaptive learning product ORION, directed curriculum creation at AJ Tutoring, and was a course writer at Chegg and manager at The Princeton Review.
Nearly 40% of students say they have anxiety around the SAT. And it’s no surprise — they’re told that the test is going to determine their entire futures and it’s unlike any test they’ve ever taken before.
But it doesn’t have to be this way. …