David Altshuler, M.S.
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Category: College Admissions

Helga and the Missing Umlaut

One of my favorite students came to me late in her senior year for some guidance about her admissions essays for college. We had a productive chat. We talked about “show don’t tell” and about “hidden agenda.” I advised her to make her personal statement, well, personal, and to avoid

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The Time to Prepare for the SAT is Now! Now! Now! Now!

No! No! No! Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! Unless you’re a second semester junior the time to prepare for the SAT is later–possibly never–depending on a few particulars. Let’s examine the arguments in favor of preparing for the SAT before refuting them one by one. “I have to prepare for the SAT

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