How Far Can a Perfect Score Take You?

How Far Can a Perfect Score Take You?

Do you need a 36 to get into a top school? And even then, how different is that really from a 33 or 34? LP’S CEO, Lindsay, gives us the breakdown of what that number actually means and how far it can actually take you.

Do My Senior Year Grades Matter After I’ve Been Admitted?

Do My Senior Year Grades Matter After I’ve Been Admitted?

As the reply deadline approaches, you can take a breath of relief! After all, you deserve to have some fun. However, Marjorie explains the importance of staying focused on your academics and why it matters even after May 1st!

The Colon and the Semicolon

The Colon and the Semicolon

The colon (:) and the semicolon (;) both appear very frequently on both the SAT and ACT grammar sections. However, they are not commonly used in everyday writing. But here’s some good news from Matthew: both pieces of punctation are very straightforward, and here’s why.

Should I Take Math Level I or Math Level II?

Should I Take Math Level I or Math Level II?

Deciding which SAT Subject Tests to take can be tricky, especially when it comes to choosing between Math Level I or Math Level II. Get the breakdown from LP’s resident mathematician, Roger!

Two Questions to Ask Yourself When Crafting Your College Essay

Two Questions to Ask Yourself When Crafting Your College Essay

When writing a college essay, it can be difficult to even know where to start. After all, there’s so much you could say. Jared gives some advice on what makes a good college essay topic - or really, he asks a question that makes a good essay topic.

How ACT Reading & Science Go Hand in Hand

How ACT Reading & Science Go Hand in Hand

While a lot of students divide their prep into math/science and verbal, that isn’t the only way to do it. Jerry actually recommends a different approach, that is, working on the science and reading sections together.

How to Avoid Procrastination

How to Avoid Procrastination

Procrastination is a monster that attacks everyone, which is why we need to teach ourselves how to overcome it. Here are the pathways Gabriel has developed to keep that procrastination monster at bay.