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It’s My Birthday, so I’m Inviting You for FREE to Join Me at the Dream College Summit

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It’s my birthday week, and you know what would make special day even more special? If you joined me for FREE at the Dream College Summit. See, every year as I get older, my birthdays get more and more low-key. It’s not that I’ve become a grumpy, old man with nothing to celebrate. On the contrary! It’s that I’ve become …

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Ultimate Guide to World-Class Extracurriculars That Open the Gates to Stanford, Harvard, & the Rest of the Ivy League

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…even if you think you don’t have time and are already a senior …even if you believe you aren’t good at anything Table of Contents So You Want to Get Into the Ivy League, Huh? So Who is This Guide For, Exactly? The Most Dangerous College Myth: A Well-Rounded Student The Biggest Obstacles to Getting Accepted How Students Are Judged How Extracurriculars …

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What Bruce Lee Can Teach You About the SAT & ACT

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Most of the crew was gone. They were hitting the slopes at Mammoth Lake, but lucky me, I was burning from elevation sickness. Feverish disposition, bleary vision, and a grumpy attitude. Never before have I ever experienced such sensations, not in any of the many snowboarding trips I’ve taken throughout the years. Why here? Why now? It was the first …

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FREE! Introducing the SAT Decoded: Crash Course

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Imagine for a second if you could know exactly which concepts to focus on—the ones that make up the bulk of the test and really matter. What would it feel like if you could eliminate all uncertainty about your answer choices? What if you could solve hard math questions without actually setting up any complicated equations? Are you tired of …

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Why You Need to Learn How to Learn

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If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know I’m all about precision prep and systematized studying. Most people have never learned how to learn. I’d like to say that’s okay, but it’s really not. The thing is, no one really teaches us the proper way to learn. Our teachers can teach us math facts and grammar rules and literary …