Jan 6, 2023
4 Easy Steps to a College List that Fits Your Student and Family
It's important to have personal insights to be able to build a college list to know where to visit with your student ...
Dec 6, 2022
Extracurriculars that Matter Most in College Admissions
When comparing applicants with equal academic profiles for a seat in the freshman class, it’s the extracurriculars on the resume that can give the admitted student the edge. LEAP advises all students, particularly those going for seats in selective colleges or programs, to carefully consider what they chose to pursue outside the classroom then be diligent in crafting their formal resume. 1/3 of colleges actually require or recommend students submit a resume at the time of application.
Nov 28, 2022
ACT or SAT? Determine YOUR Best Fit!
All colleges accept either the ACT or SAT with no preference to either test. On which test should a student focus? ...
Nov 28, 2022
The LEAP Scholarship Program
While we work hard to keep the cost of our premium ACT-SAT prep course affordable for the typical family, we know we are still out of reach for many. Our goal is to have one scholarship student in every group test prep course we run.
Oct 3, 2022
Why College Visits Should be Complete by May 1st
Think of the last place you were that felt deserted. Nearly empty stadium? An island accessible by boat? A college ca...
Jan 25, 2022
A DIGITAL SAT test is coming...learn what to expect
The College Board who administers the SAT assessment announced that there are big changes coming to the SAT including...
Mar 5, 2021
What College Essays Teach About the College Search
For decades, the LEAP team has guided thousands through the college application process which includes writing essays...
Dec 22, 2020
Making the Most of Winter Break
While sleeping in, video games and Netflix may be calling over the Winter Break, there is still plenty of time for college-bound students to do something productive toward their college goals.
Nov 4, 2019
5 Reasons You NEED a Student Resume
The college admission process is very selective – a significant number of students apply each year to a limited number of open slots. This means that you must find a way to stand apart from the other applicants. Having a résumé demonstrates your seriousness of purpose in the college application process and your good organizational skills.
Mar 20, 2018
PLAN B: Dealing with College Rejection
Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. ACCEPTANCE. The cycle of mourning may be new to teens who’ve likely not experi...
Dec 11, 2017
This Coach Pushed Early Decision – I said NO!
I’ve never been a fan of Early Decision (ED) even though in most, not all, cases it does yield higher admission resu...
Mar 8, 2017
The Importance of a Solid High School Resume
Resume. That one word likely conjures up thoughts of job hunts after college. Back way up and think college hunt. ...