Friday, May 22, 2015

What's New in the Shifting College Landscape: The Revised SAT and Finding Value for Your Tuition Dollars

Join us for an evening of essential updates on the college world! We’ll be doing two talks over a wine and light bite reception:

The New SAT: A Comprehensive Overview
ArborBridge's Senior Director of Instruction, Megan Stubbendeck, and Director of Tutoring Programs, Sean Quinn, offer an unprecedented look at the new test.

Here's what we'll cover:
  • A comparison of the old SAT vs. the new SAT (format, timing, scoring, etc.)
  • How the new SAT compares to the new ACT
  • Detailed breakdown of each section
  • Test preparation tips for students
  • Which test to take: testing timeline recommendations for sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Rachel Coates of, college admissions consultant, editor and former New York Times manager, shares practical and creative ideas for making college affordable.

Here's what we'll cover:

  • The importance of early planning
  • How to find generous colleges & avoid stingy ones​
  • Tuition discounts based on academics, even for average students​
  • How to get the need-based financial aid you are eligible for
  • Return on investment: how to identify value
  • Smart use of Federal grants, loans & loan forgiveness programs
  • International options that compare favorably

You can catch us for both talks on separate evenings in Brooklyn or Manhattan:

Tuesday in Brooklyn
Old Stone House

Wednesday in Manhattan
Columbia University
Dodge Hall, Room 413
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Schedule for each evening:
6:30pm Reception
8:00pm Open Q&A

Kindly RSVP to Looking forward to seeing you then!

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