ERB Prep

At Ivy Coach, we don’t work with parents of prospective kindergartners interested in gaining admission to selective kindergartens (though we do recommend Stephanie Sigal for ERB prep). Yes, if you live outside of Manhattan, you read the above sentence correctly. For Manhattanites, parents stress out about getting their kids into … 

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Prepare for the ERB

There are some college admissions counseling firms that offer services to children as young as pre-schoolers. We’re not one of them. But we do receive a number of calls from parents looking to help their children prepare for the ERB. Getting into kindergarten in New York City, after all, isn’t … 

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College Board and SAT Tutoring

The College Board and SAT tutoring — now that’s a war that’s been going on for a while! The College Board continues to insist that tutoring doesn’t actually lead to increased SAT scores. We suppose that you can guess what we think about this. They eat a lot of bologna. … 

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SAT Exam and College Board

We recently wrote about how The College Board will (unfairly) be offering an SAT administration to students enrolled at a $4,500 summer program at Amherst College. They’ve been getting quite a lot of flack for it. And if they think it’s over, it isn’t. We plan to write much more … 

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College Board and the SAT

Have you read about The College Board and the SAT scandal? The College Board has received quite a bit of bad press for their summer SAT exam for rich kids. If we had a hand in contributing to that bad press, then we’re quite proud of that. What was The … 

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