When should you start the process of planning for college?
By Alyse Levine, Founder & CEO of Premium Prep College Counseling Planning for college can feel like a daunting project that’s easy to put off. Where should I begin and how? What do I need to consider now to make sure I’m in a good position later? How has the admissions landscape changed, and how […]
Big (and Welcome) Changes in SAT Testing!
By Alyse Levine, Founder & CEO of Premium Prep College Counseling Yesterday, the College Board announced several key changes to their testing infrastructure: The discontinuation of SAT Subject Tests. The discontinuation of the optional essay section of the SAT. The creation of a more flexible SAT that can be administered digitally. Whoa! These are three […]
College Admissions and Covid, Part 1: Standardized Testing
By Alyse Levine, Founder & CEO of Premium Prep College Counseling The past seven months have presented a fair share of challenges for everyone. No process, business or individual has gone unaffected, and this includes the college admissions process. The ways in which this process has been impacted are countless, and the stress it has […]
College Admissions and Covid, Part 2: The Changing Landscape
By Alyse Levine, Founder & CEO of Premium Prep College Counseling In Part 1 of our Covid and College Admissions post we talked about that changing role of standardized testing. In this segment we’ll cover other ways the college admissions landscape is changing, specifically as it relates to Covid.
Breaking: Colleges are Coming Back!
By Alyse Levine, Founder & CEO of Premium Prep College Counseling In our conversations with universities, admissions offices are expressing renewed optimism about Fall 2021 and a return to normal operations. Many factors are playing into this optimism, including promising vaccines and a year of experience in understanding how daily college interactions can be performed […]