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The College application essay made easy!

The college application essay is the most important part of the application process, especially for elite institutions. We can help your student craft an essay that is unique and personal. Students often need guidance telling their story. Take Note’s educators have years of writing experience and help students find their own personal voice. Our students have been accepted to graduate and undergraduate programs at top schools including Yale, Columbia, and Dartmouth.

Take Note specializes in standardized test preparation and subject tutoring. We offer tutoring for the SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, and GRE. We also work with students who need academic coaching in math, English, science, social studies, and foreign languages.

Our philosophy is geared toward method and technique rather than rote memorization. We believe in engaging our students at all times. Test preparation with Take Note doesn’t feel like a chore. Students tell us they look forward to their lessons each week.

Take Note Success Stories:

Dan – Raised his ACT score 5 points

Stan – Raised his ACT score from a 30 to a 34

Ron – Raised his SAT score 400 points

Kristi – Raised her science score 10 points on the ACT

Alex – Accepted to Columbia University

Bryce  – accepted at every college to which he applied and will attend Princeton.

Some of the schools that our students have been accepted to include: Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, University of Chicago, Tufts, University of Michigan, Boston College, NYU, USC, University of New Haven, Amherst, Elon, Lehigh, University of Illinois, Illinois State University, University of Iowa, University of Delaware, Boston University, Gettysburg College, Indiana University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Drexel, Auburn, Franklin and Marshall, University of Wisconsin, Purdue, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Parsons Graduate School of Design, and many others.

Contact for one on one tutoring from anywhere in the USA via skype!