Our August newsletter has arrived! Register for our class with Sexton Test Prep & Tutoring to learn more about the differences between the SAT and ACT, explore upcoming virtual college fairs, and discover amazing online extracurricular opportunities for teens happening this fall. To read more, please click here.
Please join Ben Sexton & Mindy Popp for a virtual college prep Q&A session Wednesday, June 17th, 12:30pm, FREE  As coronavirus has rocked our lives, the college application landscape has been rapidly changing. With daily announcements about test-optional admissions, test-blind policies, gap year programs, and on-campus vs. online learning, it can be nearly impossible for

2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Tables

Did you take the SAT and the ACT? Are you trying to decide which score is stronger and should be sent to colleges? Take a look at the 2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Tables highlighted in our June newsletter for more information to help you make the best decision.

Understanding SAT Scores

Earlier this spring, the test results for the new SAT, first administered in March, were released. Many families have asked us how current SAT scores compare to scores from the prior version, as well as the ACT. The College Board has provided concordance tables so that educators and families can better understand the new SAT

The New SAT: Is It Right For You?

The new SAT arrives next week, and families and educators are feeling both apprehensive and cautiously optimistic about the exam, how it will measure students’ academic abilities, predict their college success and influence their outcomes in the college application process. Parents and students frequently look to us and school counselors for guidance as they navigate
The October newsletter is here, and we have lots to share! Check out P&A in the Press to read media articles about the benefits of college tours and how to navigate the college athletic recruitment process featuring Mindy Popp and Tom Walsh, P&A’s athletic counselor. Although the fall college fair season is coming to a
The spring semester has arrived, and that means high school juniors are focused on standardized tests and managing all of the stress and additional work that they bring to students’ lives. No one enjoys taking the SAT or the ACT, but because many colleges require these test scores, most high school students will encounter at
The cold winter temperatures are a reminder that the second semester has arrived! While seniors are wrapping up their college application process, juniors are just beginning. We have 3 tips to help you get started: 1) Make a Plan for Test Taking– This semester is the time to start taking the SAT and/or ACT exam,
I wanted to share a few reminders for all of us to keep in mind as school wraps up before the holiday break next week! 1) Confirm Transcript and Recommendation Letter Requests– Before departing for winter break, please double check with your school counselor and teachers that your transcript and letters of recommendation are being
As we approach the last of the Round 1 ED/EA deadlines on November 15, we need to switch gears from focusing on early applications to work that needs to be completed for Regular Decision deadlines. This is an important time to stop and reflect on your college list and make sure it still feels right