Test Prep

Actionable Ways to Rock Your Study Skills

Study skills may come easy for some students. However, for those students that struggle to keep up with term papers, discussions, projects, and all other tasks during a study abroad program is overwhelming. Perhaps, you have tried a system of study skills. Does the feeling of achievement leave you empty? It might be time to evaluate your study ...

by Staff, Sophia Glinski

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]  

Staying on the Balance Beam: A High School Survival Guide through Organization

When we were younger, our perception of balance was limited to a game of hopscotch, make it through all of the numbered boxes chalked onto the concrete outside without falling and win. With time, however, that grid only grew bigger and bigger, the numbers increasing, and the chances to fall with them. Specifically, with the high school years, ...

5 Tips to Ace the SAT/ACT

5 Tips to Ace the SAT/ACT As one of the world’s worst test takers, the SAT and ACT were my living nightmares. I dreaded studying for them, taking them, and even hearing their names made me sick to my stomach. But after taking at least five real standardized tests - among countless practice ones - I have acquired many tips and tricks to ace ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Boston, Session 1

  For starters, the Abbey Roads College Prep program has been an amazing experience for me and I encourage any fellow hard-working student to seize this opportunity if they have the chance. When I first heard of this program I realized I had never really focused on the ACT. After I discovered exactly how important these standardized ...

by Student, Kenley W. , Boston, USA

SAT prep and College tours

So Tuesday was my (and the rest of the new kids’) first official SAT prep class of this session, where we met our prep teacher, SAT extraordinaire, Patrick Choi. Patrick has been working with the Princeton Review to tutor high schoolers for the last fifteen years, and genuinely loves his job, which made his class almost fun (considering it ...

by Student, Jonathan O. , New Hampshire

Abbey Road College Prep Program

So this last Sunday was the first day of the third session of the Abbey Road college prep program. Initially, I was quite nervous, as I had arrived only twenty minutes before all of the participants were supposed to arrive and there was no parking near the Emerson College campus. My family and I managed to arrive at Emerson with time to spare, ...

by Student, Jonathan O. , New Hampshire

College Prep: Madison’s Journal #2

Journal Entry #2 Night 2: I feared I had begun a rather strange sleep pattern waking up for the second night in a row at 2:30 am on the dot. Day 2: I woke up, got ready, ate breakfast, and went to my first SAT prep class with Patrick. I could already tell I was going to love him! He was very helpful, witty and kind. We went over tips and ...

by Student, Madison A. , Massachusetts

College Prep: Madison’s Journal

Journal: First Entry night 1: Interesting start. I didn't want my mom to leave at all. She's my comfort blanket and I didn't want to let her go!! But once she did I began to settle in, unpack and meet the girls in my suite. Then as I was trying to log in to the wifi my mom called, I thought "already?!?!". Turns out she had given me all of her ...

by Student, Madison A. , Massachusetts

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 ...