Common SAT Math problems and how to solve them: Part (I)

Thinking of taking SATs but not sure what to expect in the SAT Math? Currently preparing for SAT Math and want to know which skills are a must to ace the test? Finished preparing for SATs and want to quickly glance through some common Math problems?

Jul 29, 2022

Is there any benefit to starting early?

It's a popular misconception that good grades and a strong SAT score are the only essential factors in your application. In fact, it's all too often that we see students with stellar scores who spent all their time in high school hitting the books, whilst neglecting the bevy of extracurricular activities available to them.

Jul 04, 2022

What is one key difference between US and UK applications?

The US and the UK are pegged as the world’s choice destinations for pursuing higher education. However, their frameworks when it comes to the university application process are totally different. 

Jun 20, 2022

The Oxbridge Interview

What shape is the sky? Is ignorance really bliss? Can computers think? While you can definitely expect  to be asked interview questions with obvious links to your areas of interest, not all interview questions will be quite so straightforward. Going into your very own interview, be prepared to engage with anything that comes your way – no matter how seemingly random or arbitrary.

Jun 13, 2022

What are UK Medical schools looking for?

It’s common to hear conversations surrounding the world’s most competitive schools, but less so about the world’s most competitive courses. Medicine is perhaps the most famous and notorious of these, as no matter where in the world you may choose to pursue this academic path, the standards are sky-high.

May 27, 2022

Why the SAT still matters: an empirical breakdown

Given the flurry of US universities that went “test optional” over the pandemic, students were left wondering whether they could truly evade taking the SAT – a long-standing pillar of the university admissions process. Pandemic restrictions added another layer of uncertainty to this question, as at the height of lockdowns and spatial constraints, administering the SAT became nearly impossible in certain countries.

May 20, 2022

What is the UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test)?

Behind every stellar UCAT score is a robust understanding of the exact question types you will encounter, backed also by a stringent preparation timeline leading up to your chosen test date. We recommend starting your preparation for the test early, taking into consideration your existing commitments and study load. 

May 13, 2022

What are Super Curricular Activities?

It takes more than stellar grades to get into a top university in the UK. Every year, tens of thousands of academically gifted students apply with straight As and high GPAs, yet every year many still end their admissions cycle with disappointing outcomes.

Mar 24, 2022

Student Journey

Student Journey - L.P.

Like several of our students, L.P. began her college application journey with us by starting with standardized testing preparation. Her diagnostic test indicated that she needed some help with Mathematical concepts.

Jul 12, 2022

Student Journey - K.G.

Staring down the face of BMT, K.G. applied right away and with the help of IvyPrep's senior consultant, he aced his interview and was offered a seat by Chirst’s College, Cambridge University. After he completes his NS, he will be starting his undergraduate journey. 

May 05, 2022

Student Journey - S.S.

Read about how S.S got into Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania! S.S. first knocked on our doors in early 2020. At the time, he had just started JC1, and the family was beginning to have conversations about all the steps he would be wise to take on his path towards university.

May 04, 2022

Student Journey - H.X

Read all about H.X.’s journey towards her dream school, Carnegie Mellon University!

Jan 27, 2022

Student Journey - B.K

Read about B.K’s journey in developing his personal story and applying to Ivy League universities.

Jul 25, 2021

Student Journey - A.B

Read about A.B.’s journey in putting forward a strong candidate profile for his application to his target US university.

Apr 02, 2021

Student Journey - N.L

Read about N.L’s journey in pursuing his passion in Economics and applying to Oxbridge universities.

Mar 12, 2021

Student Journey - R.S

Read about R.S.’ journey in pursuing his passion in Biochemistry and applying to both US and UK universities.

Jan 27, 2021