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September 1, 2012

The Annual Survey is in!

I remember the first time I asked our clients for feedback with a formal survey. My stomach was tied in knots from the moment I clicked “send” and for the entire 6-week period I waited for responses. Our inner child can’t help but want to be liked, and I tried… Read more

May 3, 2012

College Planning Workshops

Parents of Sophomores and Juniors: You are invited to a FREE College Planning Class “HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST COLLEGE FOR YOUR STUDENT AND FOR YOUR POCKETBOOK“ This will be a valuable class for all parents with college-bound students. The class will focus on high school Sophomores & Juniors (all… Read more

March 3, 2012

What’s the difference between the ACT and the SAT?

Since all 4-year colleges and universities accept the ACT, students should no longer waste their time prepping for both the SAT and the ACT. What’s important is that a student take the BEST test to show off their abilities and impress the colleges they’d like to attend. [Tweet this] Taking… Read more

February 20, 2012

SAT/ACT: How do you choose?

About 70% of students will score better on either the ACT or SAT, but they don’t know that until it’s too late. After 5 years of families asking us “Which test is best for my child?” PLA is excited to announce our comprehensive SAT/ACT Diagnostic Test. Which Test is best?… Read more

July 21, 2009

10 Ways to use Social Media to Pick a College (retweet)

The fun folks twittering and blogging @Mashable (Mashable.com) recently posted a fabulous article at their website on ways parents and students can check out a potential college. Beyond the old College Search books, or even (gasp) the annual US News report, Mashable suggests learning about a college through that school’s… Read more

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