Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
  • Stanford University
  • Princeton University

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    International Office Director

Test Specific Content is Coming

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First, I want to briefly apologize for neglecting over the last week or so. I have been incredibly busy tutoring students in the Princeton area for the upcoming SAT and SSAT. (I typically practice as an attorney during the day and tutor after school and on the weekends (more…)

SAT Vocabulary - Lesson 1

Vocabulary   Essay   Videos   SAT   ePrep
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free sat test video This is the first entry in a four (4) part series in which I’ll discuss the best steps to tackle the vocabulary on the SAT test. If you are anything like me, you probably scoff at the idea of looking up a new word in the dictionary when you come across it. Who has time for that? You might think you’ve heard it before, but I’ve got news for you. (more…)

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Driving the SAT Essay Like a Bus

Essay   Videos   Writing   ePrep
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free sat test videoIn this prepcast video, I tackle the SAT essay section and focus on the fundamental do’s and don’ts to maximize your score. How is the SAT essay like being a good or bad bus driver? What is the SAT essay rubric (or how the College Board scores your SAT essay)? Watch and find out…. (more…)

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Mastering Your SAT Test Weaknesses

Videos   Math   Strategies   SAT   ePrep
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free sat test videoAs a teenager, percent math problems were the bane of my existence. I always seemed to get them wrong on the SAT test. I will share my strategy for mastering percent problems, so you can apply the strategy to your areas of weakness on the SAT. It’s an easy way to help maximize your SAT score…. (more…)

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SAT Knockout: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 . . .

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Can the SAT get up off the canvas? There’s been a lot of press lately bashing both the SAT and The College Board, the group that develops and administers the test. First, The College Board reported that over 4,000 high-school students nationwide received incorrect scores on the October 2005 SAT because of a computer (more…)