AP Exam Pitfalls

  • February 4, 2020
  • BLOG

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are a great way for students to add merit to their academic records and impress colleges, but the other major benefit is college credit. Depending on the subject and the university, a score of 4 or…

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Seize the Summer!

  • June 16, 2019
  • BLOG

Rising Seniors This is it, the final stretch! Although that college application deadline might still seem far off, it isn’t. Every year, Ivy Link gets a rush of stressed-out students in the early fall who need last-minute help to complete…

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Impress Colleges with Subject Tests

  • February 18, 2019
  • BLOG

Start Early! Since students often don’t know which colleges you might eventually apply to, we recommend that they consider taking a Subject Test or two at the end of their 9th and/or 10th grade. Students could take any of the…

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THE BASICS OF THE NEW 2016 SAT AND ACT

  • April 21, 2016
  • BLOG

THE BASICS OF THE SAT AND ACT Spring 2016 The SAT consists of four scored sections – reading, writing and language, math without a calculator and math with a calculator.  There is also an optional essay. Reading Test The 65-minute…

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AP Exams and SAT Subject Tests

  • January 30, 2015
  • BLOG

NOW IS THE TIME TO START PREPARING! Come spring semester, many parents wonder, “Should my child take AP exams, SAT Subject Tests, or both?” Both tests cover materials taught in the classroom and are used by selective colleges in their…

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Are Chinese Mothers Superior?

  • January 14, 2011
  • BLOG

Amid the uproar over Amy Chua’s Wall Street Journal essay, titled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” Adam Nguyen, Ivy Link’s Founder, responded to Chua’s “tiger mom” parenting style in a Daily Caller article titled “Are Chinese Mothers Superior?” Nguyen was also…

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