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Index College Prep May 13, 2009

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September 1996 (Vol 2, No 9)

Acing the New SAT
College Advisor
College EdgeGetting Into College
Getting Into College
Score Builder for the SAT

 

October 1995 (Vol 1, No10)

Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges
Inside the SAT
Lovejoy’s College Counselor
Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT

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College Advisor May 4, 2009

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College Advisor

A good college essay, advises College Advisor (Princeton Review), is smart without being superior. Funny not cutesy. Honest and appealing. And fudge if you have to (no, honest and fudging are not mutually exclusive) (more…)

 

Acing the New SAT March 14, 2009

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Acing the New SAT

Acing the New SAT (Penguin Electronic) sounds terrifically promising. Ace the SATs? Teenagers’ eyes sparkle with visions of bright 1600s – they want to believe. And the program has several things in its favor: the five tutors are young, intelligent and almost fun, and the tutorials are fine once you get going (more…)

 

College Edge February 28, 2009

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College Edge

College Edge (Snap Technologies) is not nearly as successful as Getting Into College. From its cramped and unappealing interface, to dismal graphics and irritating interview questions (that are not nearly as probing or easy and fun to answer as those in Getting Into College), this program is like many a high school class: boring (more…)

 

Getting Into College February 5, 2009

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Getting Into College

Getting Into College (Creative Multimedia) are quite possibly the three most hated and feared words in the English language – at least by frantic high school juniors and seniors and their parents (more…)

 

Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT

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Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT

Fearful high school seniors can also add the Underground CD-ROM Handbook for the SAT (Workman Swfte) to their list of SAT preparation material. Four real-life students transformed into cartoon characters lead you through the tutorials (more…)

 

Inside the SAT December 28, 2008

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Inside the SAT

Lucky for you, Inside the SAT (RevieWare) can make this miserable task almost pleasant. Basically, this is a “Hallmark Card” interface – lots of little, friendly cartoon students and teachers running around in cute, friendly cartoon scenes (more…)