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Test Prep and You

From the Desk of Alan Sheptin: I get lots of calls about test prep. One of the most common questions posed to me is, “Do you guarantee a score increase?” I answer very simply. I tell parents that any company answers in the affirmative is acting unethically. I cannot...

The Wonders of Studying in Philadelphia

From the Desk of Alan Sheptin: Philadelphia: A Great College Town I believe it was the comedian W.C. Fields that once said that first prize would be one week in Philadelphia, second prize would be two weeks. In that game, I’d gladly take second prize. In fact, I spent...

5 Colleges I Love

From the Desk of Alan Sheptin: Five Colleges I Love – 2020 Edition I get it: it’s hard to “think outside the box” when your friends, neighbors, and guidance counselors compose a list of schools that look similar to everyone else’s. Since part of my job is to visit...

What has Alan been up to during the Summer?

Summer Studies For the past couple of Summers, Alan Sheptin of Sheptin Tutoring has been hard at work. What has he been doing you ask? Well, instead of taking a break like most teachers, Alan has traveled across the country and over to England! (Except for this past...