Morocco: A Language-Lover’s Paradise

Looking to exercise you linguistic muscles? Look no further than marvelous Morocco, where Arabic, Moroccan Darija, Berber, French, and Spanish are all spoken. I visited Morocco in the Fall of 2016 and, as a language tutor, was enthralled by the melting pot of languages I encountered. Below are some thoughts on the areas you absolutely … Continued

Save the Date: College Admissions Decisions Dates 2018

High school seniors, it’s that time of year! College admissions decisions are here or just around the corner. Below is a list of the most popular colleges Alpha College Prep students applied for and their respective decision dates. (Note: these apply to regular decision freshman applicants.) Remember: Whether accepted or denied, it is YOU who … Continued

Developing Young Writers through Publishing

As an English teacher, I enjoy being able to help developing young writers find their voices and try to find places to publish their work.  Since publishing is a vital part of the writing process and I work with some talented, young writers, I wanted to find a place where those developing young writers could … Continued

SAT Test Dates

We have gathered a list of SAT dates and registration deadlines for your convenience. While we do our best to ensure the accuracy of these dates, we strongly encourage you to use this as a guide only. Please double check these dates with your local testing center before finalizing your plans. All data below is … Continued

ACT Test Dates

We have gathered a list of ACT test dates and registration deadlines for your convenience. We do our best to ensure the accuracy of these dates, however we strongly encourage you to use this as a guide only. Please double check these dates with your local testing center before finalizing your plans. .dateRow {border-top: 2px … Continued

Word Wednesday – Ameliorate

Ameliorate: verb – to make better; improve Happy Word of the Week Wednesday! Today’s word is all about improvement. Every hour, every day, every week, every month, every year, there is an opportunity for improvement. Are there areas in your life that you can make better? What goals will you set this month to improve … Continued

The New SAT & What to Expect

Did you know that the SAT is changing? In fact, the new SAT replaced the current SAT after the January 23, 2016 test day (with the first new SAT test date on March 5, 2016). At Alpha College Prep we are focused on education and preparation, and when it comes to preparing for the new … Continued