Category Archives: Get Smart!

Do Schools Really Care If You’re A Legacy?

Do Schools Really Care If You’re A Legacy? My mom attended my dream university. I remember asking her in high school, so hopefully, “That means I’m a legacy, which means I have a higher chance of getting accepted, right?” She laughed and said, “I doubt it. I think they only care if I work at…
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Superscoring: Which Schools Do It, and What Does It Mean for You?

Superscoring: Which Schools Do It, and What Does It Mean for You?   I still vividly remember a conversation I had with my high school guidance counselor junior year (a decade ago!) after receiving my SAT score. I knocked the Reading and Writing sections out of the park, but my Math score was only so-so…
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Tips & Tricks For Staying Productive at Home

10 Tips & Tricks For Staying Productive at Home I'm pretty sure every student knows the feeling. You have a busy, productive day at school, and you head home with a full to-do list and the best of intentions. You'll put on your comfiest clothes, settle in at your desk, and study until dinner. Then,…
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