THE NEW DIGITAL SAT: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS
January 10, 2024
Are you ready for the new SAT in March?! We are! Join Lynn Carnegie, Founder and CEO of Carnegie Prep, and four of our experienced teachers and tutors for a must-see webinar. Our expert team will detail specific strategies to master the first digital adaptive SAT on March 9th. We’re also excited to introduce Carnegie Prep’s new digital testing platform and our in-person and on-demand practice SATs. Don’t forget! ALL Connecticut public high school juniors will take the in-school SAT in March/April.
THE NEW DIGITAL ADAPTIVE SAT: WHAT JUNIORS NEED TO KNOW – NOW!
November 7, 2023
Juniors just wrapped the first-ever digital adaptive PSAT – what’s next?
Join Lynn Carnegie, Founder and CEO of Carnegie Prep, and three of our experienced teachers and tutors, Dr. Steve Yavner, Kristen Brown, and Hunter Klein for a dynamic conversation about digital adaptive testing, making the SAT vs ACT decision, and crafting a standardized test plan and timeline. The November release of October PSAT scores makes this interactive roundtable all the more timely!
YOUR GUIDE TO SENIOR YEAR: COLLEGE ESSAYS, SUPPLEMENTS, ACADEMICS AND MORE
September 26, 2023
This is it, senior year is here! When your to-do list includes crushing first-term grades, finishing the Common App, and crafting winning college essays – we are here to help you get it done! Join Lynn Carnegie, Founder and CEO of Carnegie Prep, along with experienced teachers and tutors, Dr. Steve Yavner, Aliza Stone Howard, and Dr. Barrett Ward, for their insights on making the most of senior fall.
JUNIOR YEAR GUIDE TO ACADEMICS, THE NEW DIGITAL PSAT & SAT, ACT TEST PREP, AND MORE
September 12, 2023
Buckle up – the road ahead promises to be exciting, challenging, and rewarding! Your all-important junior year is here, featuring big changes in the standardized testing landscape. Join Lynn Carnegie, Founder and CEO of Carnegie Prep, and three of our experienced teachers and tutors, Dr. Steve Yavner, Nikhil Patel, and Bob Darken, for a dynamic conversation about setting academic priorities, creating a standardized test plan and timeline, and making the most of extracurricular activities. With the new, digital PSAT in October, we will outline why this test is important to you.
FROM PRE-MED TO M.D.: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
May 18, 2023
Are you in high school and considering Pre-Med in college? Already in college and ready to start the medical school admissions process? If so, this webinar is for you! Join our expert panel for a conversation about navigating the path to med school, including what to think about when you are in high school, undergrad academic and research priorities, studying for the MCAT, the application process, and insider knowledge into the field. Our expert panel includes: Lynn Carnegie, Founder & CEO of Carnegie Prep Julia Cho, Harvard Medical School – Pathways M.D. Program Nikhil Patel, New York University – Grossman School of Medicine Max Shin, University of Pennsylvania – Perelman School of Medicine Dr. Steve Yavner, Moderator
SOPHOMORES: COLLEGE COUNTDOWN STARTS NOW!
March 30, 2023
Reality check – the Common App for current sophomores to apply to college opens in 16 months! Now that we have your attention, you may be thinking ‘Where do we begin‘? Join us as we discuss summer SAT/ACT test prep, the new digital, adaptive SAT that debuts next spring, whether to prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT, academic planning, extracurriculars, and the evolving college admissions landscape. The more you know and can plan for, the easier this process will be! Lynn Carnegie, Founder of Carnegie Prep, is joined by experienced teachers and tutors, Hunter Klein, Halle Payne, and Dr. Steve Yavner. They guide you through everything you need to prepare for during this informative, interactive panel discussion.
PLAN YOUR PATH TO COLLEGE TODAY
February 8, 2023
The college admissions landscape is changing. Now more than ever, it’s imperative for students to develop a plan for the college process.
Join Lynn Carnegie, Founder and CEO of Carnegie Prep, and our experienced teacher and tutor, Dr. Steve Yavner, for a dynamic conversation about setting academic goals, creating a standardized test timeline, and making the most of extracurricular activities and college essays. We will discuss current admissions trends and strategies.
PSAT SCORES ARE IN! WHAT’S NEXT?
December 7, 2022
PSAT scores are released on Dec. 5th and 6th and the all-important junior year continues! Join our panel of experts to understand PSAT scoring, the differences between the SAT and ACT, and how to plan for the rest of junior year.
9TH GRADERS: YOU’RE IN HIGH SCHOOL, NOW WHAT?
October 20, 2022
Join Lynn Carnegie, Founder and CEO of Carnegie Prep, and experienced teacher and tutor, Dr. Steve Yavner, for a dynamic conversation about academic priorities and extracurricular activities for 9th graders.
ESSENTIAL ORGANIZATIONAL & STUDY SKILLS FROM CARNEGIE PREP’S EXPERTS
October 27, 2021
While we can’t conjure up more hours in the day, we can help high school students master the organizational and study skills necessary to check off their Google Task list before 11 p.m. It’s all about time management!
Join Carnegie Prep’s experts for concrete insights into building these essential skills for high school, college and beyond.
TESTS, STRESS, AND TODAY’S STUDENT WITH DR. CHRIS BOGART
May 5, 2021
We were delighted to host Dr. Chris Bogart, Executive Director of Sasco River Center, for a conversation about helping students manage academic stress and test anxiety. Chris explains the difference between good stress and distress, and provide strategies for students in tackling both. The goal: resiliency.
Chris’ presentation is available here: Tests, Stress and Today’s Student – presentation.
PATHWAY TO INDEPENDENT SECONDARY SCHOOLS
October 28, 2020
If you’re considering independent day and boarding schools for grades 7 through 12, we can help you navigate this process. Like many other things here in 2020, the process of researching and applying has changed. From testing options and timelines to campus tours and interviews, we can help you create the best pathway to the right school, starting with the all-important list of potential schools.
On October 28th, Carnegie Prep hosted a live, online roundtable featuring CP CEO Lynn Carnegie, private school consultant Joe Perry, and the heads of admissions from the Hopkins School and Westminster School. Panelists shared their insight on researching schools, assembling applications, and navigating testing requirements.