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Over the past 10 years, we have accumulated a wealth of experiences that have strengthened our understanding of families, students, and the education field. From Q&As with students and parents, to articles with tips on excelling through all aspects of the admissions process, we hope our knowledge base offers some insight into the current educational climate.


What’s a “Good” SAT Score for 2018?

At Aegis Advisors, one of the most common question we get is “what’s considered a good SAT score?” According to Prep Scholar with data gathered from College Board, the average SAT score for 2017 was 1060 with an average score of 533 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and an average score of 527 for Math. […]

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How To Prepare for the IBDP

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an increasingly popular curriculum for many families when it comes to secondary education. Over 4,000 schools have adopted the IB programme with more than one million IB students worldwide. The IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) in years 12 and 13 is particularly known for its academic rigor, and providing your child […]

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Top 10 Majors for Getting Hired

According to data gathered by the U.S. Census Bureau, the top ten majors with the lowest unemployment rate are:   Major Unemployment Rate Social Sciences or History Teacher Education 1% Natural Resources Management 2% Special Needs Education 3.11% Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 3.48% Elementary Education 3.63% Nursing 3.81% Animal Sciences 3.97% Language and Drama […]

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Important Updates to the AP and IB Curriculums

High school curriculums are constantly changing and adapting to better align with university practices. Recently, the Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculums both underwent important changes and updates that could affect your child. Advanced Placement (AP) The AP curriculum has been updating their previous courses and exams as well as adding new courses. Exams […]

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Q&A: The SAT or ACT

Q: I’m rather confused with all the changes in the SAT and ACT. Can you advise what the changes are and which one my son should take? -Michelle   A: Dear Michelle, Starting in March 2016, College Board will be administering the new SAT, which will be quite different from the previous version. The ACT […]

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