College

Abbey Road in Boston

College Prep program is a great way for students to improve their SAT and ACT scores, work on their college admission essays and gain valuable pre-college experience.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNbS1kn724g[/embed]  

Spring Into Action – How to Spend Your Spring Productively in High School

As the school year is making its way to being over, it’s important to be diligent in how you spend these Spring months. The Spring is a great metaphor for blossoming and that’s exactly what you’re going to do. Don’t forget to breathe and also find down time to relax so that you don’t experience the end of the year ...

by Staff, Imani Bashir

ACT Test Anxiety? Strategies for Keeping Calm In the Face of the Beast

ACT Test Anxiety? Strategies for Keeping Calm In the Face of the Beast Test taking is a skill, and its one you can practice and improve at. A big part of that has to do with your ability to focus, and for many people, your ability to tamp down on those knee bouncing, ear buzzing nerves! Easier said than done, right? But with the right ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Applying: An Overview

Applying to college is often a very a stressful process for most students. However, by being organized and remaining on schedule, you can ease a lot of that anxiety. Here is a general checklist of the essential components that you need in order to apply to college: Transcript: All schools want to know about your grades and your performance ...

by Student, Emma R. , Gladwyne, PA

Finding The Best Fit

There are many factors that contribute to the college application process and one of the most important aspects to begin with, is choosing the right school, among the thousands of universities in the world, that will be the best fit for you. First, you should figure out what it is that you want or like out of a college. For example, the ...

by Student, Emma R. , Gladwyne, PA

Kayaking on the Charles River

After a morning of class, students went kayaking on the Charles River Monday afternoon. This was the first time in a kayak for some, but they were all naturals! We stopped for ice cream near the MIT campus on the way back. [caption id="attachment_4608" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Students put on life vests prior to ...

by Staff, Staff Blogger

Saturday at the Franklin Park Zoo

[caption id="attachment_4602" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Group shot at the zoo![/caption] Over the weekend, we took our students to the Franklin Park Zoo (website) in Boston. Highlights of the trip included the bird enclosure and feeding the budgies. Lauren, Stephanie, Luca, & Lola in the bird enclosure [caption ...

College Tours, SAT Prep, & Boston Adventures!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300"] View along the Charles River Esplanade, a short walk from our Boston dorm[/caption] This Tuesday, our students attended an SAT lecture followed by a tour of Tufts University. The students were eager to learn about the traditions and environment of the university and what it could offer them. ...

by Student, Alexis R. , Tennessee

Visiting Northeastern University

Today students got a chance to take a tour of Northeastern University here in the heart of Boston! This was one of six college visits that the students have gotten to experience during their time here in Boston, and turned out to be one of their favorites. In their evening classes, students then discussed pros and cons of this school as well as ...

Time Flies

by Marissa Muller, AR student reporter Here at University, I am involved in the student government of my college. And yesterday, we had our elections for our executive positions that were opening up for the next year. It was an incredibly strange moment for me to realize that I am truly coming to the end of my Freshman year at college.  The ...