Navigating Financial Aid

Did you know that in 2019, the average tuition for a private non-profit four-year college in the U.S. was $48,510? Some schools can even cost upwards of $70,000 per year!  These prices can seem daunting at first glance (and don’t get me wrong…they definitely are), but with financial aid they can become a lot more […]

Thinking About Graduate School? Talk to us!

Are you debating whether or not to attend graduate school? Are you worried about the potential to obtain a job after college given the state of the economy? Graduate schools often require some kind of standardized test scores to be included in an application, similar to the SAT or ACT in high school. And while […]

General Tips & Advice for Parents during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has affected everyone in different ways, but most parents of K-12 students are experiencing similar issues. Whether it’s teaching your student what they didn’t fully understand in the classroom, online, or figuring out how to manage your work-life when your child is home multiple days a week, it’s been especially hard […]

Homeschooling Options during COVID-19

Let’s face it, COVID-19 is changing education as we know it. The first 18 years of your child’s life are what shapes them into the person they will become. Education is constantly evolving and this pandemic has sparked a shift in how parents choose to educate their children. So, the big question is: What are […]

Top 7 Ways to Make You Stand Out on Your College Application

The real key is to differentiate your college applications in order to stand out amongst the crowd. Here are 7 things you can do to show colleges how special you are: Leadership experience: Don’t just join an organization. Lead one! Whether it’s a sports team, an after school club, or the arts, take the lead. […]

How to Cut Costs as a College Student

According to the College Board, university students in America spent just under $1300 on books and supplies during the 2018-2019 school year. That’s probably a large chunk of the money you worked hard to make over the summer. Here are ConnectPrep’s recommendations on how you can cut costs and save money going into a new […]

10 Student Recommendations on U.S. Education

Whether you are a student, an adult who grew up in the U.S., or the parent of a child here, you have experienced the U.S. education system in some way, shape, or form. And like anything in life, school has its ups and downs. But have you ever wondered what other, current students across America […]

ACING the ACT or SAT, Here’s How!

Did you know that in 2019, only 45% of students who took the SAT met college readiness benchmarks in both math and evidence-based reading and writing? Similarly, only 37% of ACT test-takers met at least three of the four readiness benchmarks – English, math, reading, and science. Even though many colleges have become test-optional, the […]

Writing a Standout College Essay

Dartmouth, the University of Michigan, Bates, Harvard, Northwestern, and Wake Forest. These are just a few of the many prestigious schools where our students have been accepted. We teach our students how to differentiate themselves, craft their own stories, and showcase their unique talents. How do our students pitch themselves to each college and bring […]

About Us: We’re Here to Help

Who knew fourth-grade math could be so difficult? Being a parent is hard, but being both a parent and a homeschool teacher is even harder. With COVID-19 creating an uncertain future, we want you to know that ConnectPrep is here for you. We help supplement the learning provided by your children’s school system with individual, […]