Admission Tests and Success

April 14, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - What is the real function of the SAT and ACT as it relates to the college admission process? TAPinto talks with Eva Addae and David Blobaum, co-founders of Summit Prep, in a series of articles to further the conversation regarding this topic.  Addae and Blobaum set up the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - What is the real function of the SAT and ACT as it relates to the college admission process? TAPinto talks with Eva Addae and David Blobaum, co-founders of Summit Prep, in a series of articles to further the conversation regarding this topic.  In this video discussion, Eva ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Let’s correct the myths that are buzzing around the academic community regarding the use of SAT and ACT scores with the college admissions process.  TAPinto sat with David Blobaum, co-founder of Summit Prep, to discuss why SAT and ACT testing is not optional. “If students ...

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Interested to see what the ACT will look like as an online test? Here’s a preview.  

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In 2001, I was in 8th grade and looking toward high school. My local high school was decent, but I wanted the best education I could get, so I asked my parents to call local private high schools to ask them to send me profiles of their school. Graduates of Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL had the ...

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College Board (the makers of the SAT, SAT subject tests, AP exams, etc) has announced that the SAT subject tests will be discontinued and there will be no administrations of them in the spring. This will have two significant effects on how students applying to top 50 colleges are evaluated (only ...

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“I believe that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky” – Oprah Winfrey. Oftentimes it is hard to get students to appraise the impact of how their actions today create their future success. Or perhaps it ...

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It’s that time of the year when high school seniors and their parents anxiously and excitedly await those fateful emails. Accepted? Deferred? Denied? If you’re accepted, it’s time to celebrate! If you’re denied, the decision was made for you. But, if you were deferred, what — if anything — should ...

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Success is much more easily achieved with the right tools. If you set your mind to it, you will be able to drive a nail into a block of wood without a hammer (you’ll get a rock, a crowbar, etc), but it will be immensely easier and faster to use a hammer. In order to succeed working remotely, ...

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