Stephen is Admissionado's Head Mentor for college undergrad students. Learn more about his professional and educational experience on his bio page.

Stephen Black Has 5 Posts

Standardized Testing: The Future of the SAT and ACT

While we are all mourning the loss of our favorite in-person events during the prolonged COVID-19 crisis (summer music festivals, beach days, etc.), there’s one in-person…

Posted on September 23, 2020

Common App Essay Tips & Prompt Analysis

To wow the Adcom, show how your experiences have shaped your INSIGHTS into things. How do you do that? Check out our Common App Essay Prompt Analysis.

Posted on January 18, 2020

Why College Applications Are So Complicated

Dear college applicants: it gets easier. If you’re looking at a college application for the first time this spring, know that it’s the most complex application…

Posted on May 7, 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to the SAT

Is there anything more anxiety-producing, stomach-churning, or sweaty-hands-inducing than the thought of taking a three-hour test, whose score has the power to make or break your…

Posted on March 21, 2019

Time Management Strategies for SAT Math

One of the most important aspects to good test-taking is finding ways to save time. Speed means you won’t have to skip questions because you’re out…

Posted on September 13, 2016

ACT Presses Reset On Essay

This article was written by Marshall Findlay of Applerouth Tutoring Services and originally published on the Applerouth Blog. If you needed another reason to discredit the value…

Posted on August 9, 2016