New Changes to the ACT?! Updates Show New Facelift

May 20, 2015

The ACT Is Not Changing as Much as You Might Think The ACT just posted a recent update regarding their scoring system.  The 1-to-36 scoring system will not change, but they will be adding 4 additional “scoring categories:” STEM Score- Literally just an average of your Science and Math score. ELA Score- Literally just an […]

Should I Volunteer? How Do I Start?

May 14, 2015

Thinking about what you’re going to do over summer vacation? Well it’s never too early to start seeking out volunteer opportunities. As you prepare to start your High School journey one way to ensure a well rounded experience is to include donating some of your time to the community or a cause you believe in. […]

Crack the College Admission Code- Seminar May 16th, 2015

May 6, 2015

Why should I attend?  Students and families who are concerned about applying into top colleges and universities will find this seminar extremely helpful.  With the recent 2015 admission results, our college admissions consultants will be going over real student portfolios to show you what factors made the difference .  We’ll  have an in-depth look into how and […]

ThinkTank Learning High School Open House

May 4, 2015

ThinkTank Learning is opening a rigorous, college-preparatory high school. This is the perfect opportunity for prospective students and families to learn more about what ThinkTank Learning High School has to offer. Come meet the Director and instructors – and be a part of the inaugural class of 2015. *We are only accepting 15 students for […]

Harvard admitted only 5% of applicants this year; here’s how Frank beat the odds of admission!

April 27, 2015

“On April 1st, I found out that I got admitted into Harvard…at first I thought it was an April Fool’s joke!  But when I shared my results with my college admissions consultant, he was not surprised at all…” -Frank L. Frank immigrated to the United States from China at the start of 9th grade.  Being […]

You’ve Been Accepted, Now What?

April 20, 2015

You are about to go to college in the fall or maybe you have another year before you leave home and begin pursuing your education. Either way, prepare for college before you get there. Not only does the Bay Area provide several opportunities for young students, but universities and colleges across the country offer programs […]

Is Studying Abroad Right for You?

April 16, 2015

There are many prestigious universities around the globe that offer a great learning environment. But students in the United States tend to focus more on the schools within our borders. If you desire something a little different, there are a range of international universities that will provide academic rigor and tremendous learning opportunities: Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, […]