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Application Anxiety and Careers

If you were to look up “college admissions anxiety”, you would be met with countless pages. Links with titles like “6 Ways to Fight College Application Stress” and “How to Deal With Application Anxiety”. At every step of the college admissions process, students are...

The End of SAT at UC

The end of the SAT and ACT at the University of California schools has been welcomed by some with applause. And why wouldn’t it be? The original rationale of the case brought against the use of these tests cited the fact that the tests were biased towards people who...

What boosting your SAT by 150-200 points can do for your UMD application

Streamline Tutors recently started offering point-based improvement packages, wherein parents can choose to purchase either 150 or 200 points of improvement. Streamline is excited to offer these results oriented packages and we urge you to read more about...

Utilize High School to Prepare for College

How to approach your high school classes so you’re prepared for college   Students and parents come to us all the time worrying that their high school courses aren’t adequately preparing them for college.  We find this concern in reality; a lot of high school...
What is a good PSAT score for 2020?

What is a good PSAT score for 2020?

PSAT scores have just come out and you might be looking at your score wondering what exactly it means. Is it a good score? Worthy of getting you into your dream school or getting you a scholarship? How is it different from the SAT? Does it mean you have to take the...

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Is a Gap Year Right for You? 5 Benefits

Is a Gap Year Right for You? 5 Benefits

https://youtu.be/ToqVJWxd_Hs What is a gap year?  A gap year refers to taking time off between high school and college. Some students choose to take the time off because they want a “real world” experience before heading off to school for another four years. Some...

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