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  • List of Early Application Schools
    by Dan Stern on September 24, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Now that fall is finally here, seniors undoubtedly feel the early deadlines approaching. For students who have not found a clear Early Decision college to apply to and/or want to take some of the pressure off of the application process early on, Early Action deadlines (if available at your colleges […]

  • Get the Most Out of College
    by Dan Stern on August 31, 2018 at 6:28 pm

    As thousands of students across the country begin their college careers, it's important to remember that college is what you make of it. Here are some tips by Frank Bruni that will help you make the most out of your college experience and come out happier and ready for life on the other side: […]

  • Tulane Broadens the Definition of Official Test Scores
    by Dan Stern on August 18, 2018 at 12:45 am

    Everyone is aware of the ever-rising cost of attending college, but the price tag on applying often gets overlooked. Not only can the applications themselves run over a thousand dollars if you're applying to a dozen schools, but there are also additional fees for sending test scores. In an attempt […]

  • Harvard's Admissions Secrets
    by Dan Stern on August 3, 2018 at 5:59 pm

    The now well-publicized lawsuit accusing Harvard of 'Racial Rebalancing' has led to aspects of Harvard's much-hidden admissions process to finally come to light. While Metro Academic Prep has been aware of this process for years and regularly shares it with its clients, this article allows the […]

  • The Big Debate: ACT or SAT
    by Dan Stern on July 20, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    For rising juniors still trying to decide which test they are better suited for, The ACT and the College Board released a new score conversion table in June. You can find the new tables at the SAT’s site here and ACT’s here. Once students have taken a diagnostic of […]

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