Author Archives: Samantha Coren

What Can The Hunger Games Teach You About College Admissions?

Are you ready for the film adaptation of one of the best pieces of young adult fiction in recent memory? This Friday is huge for fans of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel, The Hunger Games. But while you’re waiting at the box office for tickets, maybe you can think about “The Hunger Games” of life. Have you […]

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$100 Off Kaplan SAT or ACT Prep Until the End of March

Did you know that several merit-based scholarships rely not just on your GPA, but your SAT or ACT test scores as well? So if you’ve been putting off cracking open those practice books, it’s time to get hustling if you want to be in good shape for those June exams! Not sure where to even […]

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SAT Prep: Can Angry Birds Help You Get a Better SAT Score?

Here’s some good news for all you Angry Birds addicts out there. Did you know that you can use the same strategies to win a game of Angry Birds to help you dominate the SAT? It’s true! While being able to fly through the SAT Math and Critical Reading sections might not be as fun […]

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4 Things Parents Must Know About Preparing a Child for College

Being the parent of a teenager today is no cakewalk. It’s an insane balancing act of knowing when to set the right boundaries and when to let them have their freedom. And when it comes to getting them ready for college it can get even more complicated! Whether you’re a college grad yourself or your […]

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Hey, High School Juniors! Stop Putting Off Your College Search!

Listen up, Junior. We know that prom and summer vacation are more at the top of your mind than finding your college match. But now is not the time to keep procrastinating on the whole “college” thing! The beginning of your senior year of high school is going to be super busy with writing essays, […]

Anxious About Taking the SAT? Getting Over SAT Prep Stress

This Saturday, students all across the country will be franticly filling out little bubbles with number 2 pencils. The stakes are high. Everyone takes the SAT with hopes for scoring well enough to get into their dream college.  No wonder students have SAT test prep anxiety! Of course with these high hopes and last-minute efforts […]

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Dogs and Dorms: 4 Paws Program Lets College Students Foster Service Dogs

For some college students, saying goodbye to their four-legged friends when they go off to college is tough. But what if you could fill that void for quality puppy time and help a child with a disability? The 4 Paws for Ability University Program connects service dogs in training with student volunteers for a semester long […]

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Parents: Win $250 Toward Your Child’s College Expenses from Kaplan Test Prep & StudentAdvisor!

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Between touring campuses, test prep books, standardized testing and application fees that money spent toward helping your child get into college can really add up! That’s why StudentAdvisor and Kaplan Test Prep’s Getting Into College Today team have joined forces to give parents a much needed helping hand. Every week […]

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Physical Therapy Careers: Becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant

Want to earn a living helping people recover their mobility through physical therapy? Then you might want to look into becoming a physical therapist assistant! Physical therapist assistants provide care, exercise, instruction, and various other forms of stimulation with the direction and supervision of a physical therapist. So what kind of person makes for a […]

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Do You Know the ABCs of College Degrees?

Do you see alphabet soup whenever you read A.A., B.F.A., M.S., or Ph.D? Whether you’re going back to school or not sure what to do after high school, you may be a bit confused about the differences among the types of degrees you can earn in college. Don’t know a B.A. from a B.S.? Or what […]

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Developing Business Leadership Skills in College

Have an itch to become the next big thing in the business world after you graduate? Effective leadership is one of the most important components of any successful business. Why not hone your leadership skills in college? Especially for those of you considering a business degree, stepping up to the plate and learning how to effectively lead […]

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