Bryan P.

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Mindfulness meditation for SAT success

Posted by Bryan P. on 3/19/21 12:00 PM

When you take the SAT, you’re really taking two tests in one. The first is the test you know (and probably strongly dislike). The second test is an internal challenge: you have to manage your mind, stress, and emotions. You might know everything about math, reading, and writingbut if you can’t master the inner test, you won’t get that score you want.

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Tags: SSAT, SAT, PSAT

The best way to approach your college application essay

Posted by Bryan P. on 10/30/20 10:25 AM

Few high school assignments are more difficult than the college application essay, especially given the immense amount of stress and pressure surrounding it. Here’s a secret about writing and stress: creativity requires freedom, and freedom requires security. Pressure makes it hard to create something great. So, the very nature of the college essay makes writing it incredibly difficult.

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Tags: college, college admssions