a list of Alabama's out-of-state scholarships
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College prep generates an amazing ROI

Spending $700 on a quality course where the student could get that 1160 would mean saving $40,000 over 4 years. That's 5700%.
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Here's the only way your SAT or ACT score is important

I get to work with a couple of hundred students every year. One of the most frequent conversations we have goes something like this. "I only got a 1260 on my SAT." "That's a great score." "But everyone else is getting better scores." No,…
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4 things that make us different

Parents have plenty of options when it comes to college prep programs. Some are aimed specifically at the SAT or ACT while others build around an entire college prep package. When you're looking at spending a few hundred to a few thousand dollars…
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4 soft skills for college prep

A great blog post by our own college freshman with hints about ways to prepare for college that you might not have thought of. Although many of our Bybee College Prep students are at the end of their high school careers, we thought that our…

Here's the greatest thing about my job

As teachers, every now and then we get messages from students thanking us for something we did that made a difference to them. The letters are often incredibly thoughtful and insightful and touch our hearts. But occasionally we get an email…

5 things to do when you get your PSAT scores back

PSAT scores will be officially released by College Board December 11-13 based on which region of the country you're in. Some students have already figured out how to get their scores using a glitch they discovered in the College Board website…
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What Do College Applications and Chewing Gum Have in Common?

We asked one of our assistant coaches, Sydney, to give us an opinion about college applications from someone who is going through the process right now. Here are her thoughts. Imagine you’re in the checkout line at Costco, having just eaten…
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Does College Test Prep Make a Difference?

Test prep tutors everywhere rejoiced earlier this year when College Board finally admitted that test prep makes a difference. They’re still toeing the line that the SAT is about what students learn in school, but it was good to hear them…
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How to Deal With Tough Reading Passages

Check out our latest video on how to improve your reading comprehension when you’re dealing with tough reading passages on the ACT or SAT.