Keep Calm and Carry On: 3 Ways to Stay Focused on Your College Application Process

July 16, 2015

Dear Rising Seniors, What is the kindest thing you can do for yourself this summer? Work on college stuff! Believe it or not, when Fall comes around, you will be thanking your Summer 2015 self for making your life easier in 12th grade. There are a whole host of things I would like you to […]

East Coast College Tour: Reading Between the Lines~ Part 1

July 7, 2015

“The trip to the Ivy League schools was an experience I never imagined myself to have.  I was very excited throughout the entirety of our travels. I found myself falling in love with every school we visited. I appreciate ThinkTank Learning for providing me with this opportunity, as it helps me clarify my plans for […]

Choosing a College Major: To Declare or Not to Declare?

June 25, 2015

Choosing a college major may seem like a daunting task when you are still in high school.  You are still choosing your next year’s classes, but everyone from your parents to your counselors seems to be asking, “So, what do you think you want to major in college?  What are your goals?” “To declare or […]

Avoid a Brain-Melting Summer by Staying Cool with Books

June 10, 2015

Summer is a great time for relaxation, recreation and refreshment.  It is a good time, whether you are on a break between junior year and senior year of high school, or awaiting the beginning of your first year of college, to enjoy a bit of time doing leisurely things and bask in the summer sun. […]

Super Pawers: Students Start a Club to Rescue Stray Dogs

June 4, 2015

Students from Amador Valley High School worked with one of our college admissions consultants, Michelle Walker, to start a club on campus called the “Super Pawers Club.” The club collaborates with Love & Second Chances to encourage adoption of abandoned dogs from Taiwan. They volunteer and run an adoption booth every Saturday and help clean up dogs that […]

Meet Madeline: Her Words of Wisdom After Scoring 2360 on the SAT!

June 2, 2015

“Beyond maintaining decent tests scores and grades… try to discover your passions early and explore in high school…”   Meet Madeline, a high school senior who enrolled in ThinkTank Learning’s SAT Boot Camp course. Madeline ended up scoring a 2360 on her official SAT score! She will be attending the University of Southern California on a […]

Accepted into All 8 Ivy League Schools, but Chose None

May 28, 2015

          It’s not a shocker that Ronald Nelson (4.58 GPA, 15 AP courses, 2260 SAT, 34 ACT) got accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools, but rather his surprising choice of attending the University of Alabama.  Business Insider reported that Nelson chose to attend the University of Alabama due to a full-ride scholarship […]