Downloads

Below is a list of some of the tools and resources that we use with our students.

The Spike Lab Summer Schedule Example 0 0 BeddAm18Mi_nx

The Spike Lab Summer Schedule Example

Planning out your time during the summer can be difficult without the structure of school. This spreadsheet provides an example of how you can plan ahead in order to structure your summer time.

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ACT Writing Tutorial

We’ve gotten a lot of questions about the ACT writing section. To many students (especially to international students), there is a mystery about how the scoring process works. What do those four numbers mean that come along with your overall essay score? How are point values assigned to each of these ‘domains’? How should I interpret my scores to improve in the future? This tutorial attempts to answer these questions and many more.

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List of US Summer Programs

This is a spreadsheet that lists many of the top US summer programs.

Summer Planning Tool 400 200 BeddAm18Mi_nx

Summer Planning Tool

Use this spreadsheet to plan your summer; set goals, metrics, activities and a timeline.

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Top US Colleges Full List

This is a spreadsheet with key statistics for all the top US colleges. We recommend you use this resource to help you research these colleges and select your college long and short lists.

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Application Guide

This is a guide to help you navigate the US college application process. It focuses primarily on the technical elements of preparing and submitting all the components of the application and also provides guidance to help you submit the strongest application possible.

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Mock Interview Guide

This guide includes several standard interview questions asked by alumni interviewers. Please note that interviewers typically personalize their questions, so this list is by no means exhaustive.

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College Visit Checklist

This checklist includes the different places you should try to get to when you visit a college campus. Feel free to use it as a tool when planning your college visits.

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No Supplement College List

This is a list of universities and liberal arts colleges that you can apply to without writing a supplemental essay.

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Domestic vs. International Student Acceptance Rates

This guide examines the discrepancy in acceptance rates between international students and domestic students at top US universities.

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