Let us help you, help them.

We love supporting those with the same goals as us. When we work with School Counselors, we provide our resources and knowledge -- and do so with seamless communication so you're always up to speed. Learn more about how we can work with you to provide value for both you and your students.

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Unmatched Support

You have the students, we have the substantial resources and know-how to get it done. We'll be there to ease your school through growing pains and the various challenges that arise in the world of education.

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Seamless Communication

Like cogs working in perfect harmony, we will keep in close communication with you about any events we work together on, and any other information we think you'd want to know. After all, that's what a partnership does.

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Like Passions

Like you, we're passionate about the education and empowerment of those who want to learn. When two groups have the same goal and interests in mind, they become a force to be reckoned with.

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Our students see score increases and rave about the quality of their tutoring experiences. Their families are also very pleased with the customer service.”
Ari Worthman, Director of College Counseling Lakeside School
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Expert Articles

We have a team built on decades of experience, and they have a thing or two to say.

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Your Dedicated Partnerships Team

You have your own Partnership Director who will serve as your primary point of contact. That's best-in-class service.

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Free Events & Webinars

Free events and strategy sessions to help you guide your students along the educational journey.

"Whatever my son's tutor is doing for him is magic. She is the answer to getting him through two more years of high school math."
John Jay High School Parent
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Reviews

"Your team has been wonderful to work with, and our assigned Program Advisor... boy is she amazing! The level of support that my families and I have received is beyond measure! Thank you so much!"

Saratoga Springs High School Parent

"I am grateful to my son's tutor for all the time and effort she spent tutoring him in Algebra Trig. Her work not only increased his content knowledge, but also bolstered his self confidence - both in math and in general."

John Jay High School Parent

"Jed has been the most help to all of us. I thank him for his webinar and guiding us all to the salient points. I admire his genuine and long-term interest in testing and respect the quality of his work."

Chattahoochee High School College Counselor

How We Work with Counselors

We maximize the support you can give to your students. Let us show you what we can do.

Your Own Partnerships Director

As a Counselor working with Applerouth, you will have your own dedicated Partnerships Director. They will serve as your primary point of contact, providing you with support, an abundance of resources, and seamless communication. That's best-in-class service.

Free Practice Tests & Webinars

Practice tests are a high-value point for students. We believe strongly in the power of practicing beforehand, so we hold SAT, ACT, PSAT, and AP practice tests. In-between testing, our highly-relevant webinars help you offer your students and their families the best advice to some of their most pressing questions.

On-Campus Events

We provide on-campus and online educational seminars for your parents and students on everything from Executive Function skills and Academic Anxiety to Admissions Testing. You can also utilize our on-campus admissions testing groups, customized to the needs of your school and students.

Our Team

We have something in common: we care about improving the lives of students and helping them reach their goals. We know that when a group of people come together with one passion, we can move mountains. We'd love to work with you and provide support that will benefit you and your students.

Jed Applerouth, PhD
Founder & President

Dr. Applerouth is a teacher, educational innovator, and our founder. A Nationally Certified Counselor with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Jed has researched student cognition, memory, motivation, and learning strategies to enhance Applerouth's pedagogical strategies. Jed continually seeks new ways to improve the methods and materials we use, researching the most innovative ways to keep his tutors on the cutting edge of the education industry.

Jennifer Tongel
Director of K-12 Partnerships
Metro Atlanta, Southeast

Jennifer has been in the test prep and e-learning industry for over twelve years. Jennifer graduated from Virginia Tech and has also completed the College Counseling Certificate program from UCLA. As the Director of School Partnerships, Jennifer manages all of Applerouth's school and district relationships in Georgia.

Jesse Ramcharan
Partnerships Director
New York Tri-State, Greater Washington, D.C., Metro Atlanta, and Online

Jesse has logged thousands of hours working with hundreds of students across the globe. He brings this experience with him in his role as Director of School and IEC Partnerships. A graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Business Information Technology, Jesse is also a trained actor who has appeared on stage in NY dozens of times!

Applerouth's Process

From advisement to post-service follow up, we come alongside you on your journey.

1. Craft a plan.

Schedule an appointment with a Program Director to discuss which of our learning experiences would work best for you.

2. Tutor matching.

Get matched to the perfect tutor for you, based on learning needs, personality, and educational goals.

3. Start learning.

Make leaps and bounds in whatever it is you need help with the most - and then some. Get ready to feel more confident by the end.

Resources

Take advantage of our resources. We love helping both students and their counselors thrive.

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Articles

Where a 5 Really Matters

The whole point of standardized tests is that they’re… standardized. A 5 on an AP test should mean the same thing regardless of which test it is. Well, not quite! Our AP Student Score Distribution chart shows which tests have more student scoring higher - but don’t think that makes those tests easy!

Jenna Berk
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The Right Level of Rigor

Navigating a student's academic journey involves a nuanced understanding of their unique needs. While college admissions push for rigor, it's crucial to avoid excess stress. Assessing past experiences, extracurricular commitments, and personal interests can help determine the right balance.

Jed Applerouth, PhD
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The Complete Guide to the Digital Adaptive SAT

With the Digital SAT launching for US students in a little under a month, we’re sharing a comprehensive overview of the test aimed at helping students gain the confidence they need for test day.

Sarah Fletcher
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Dartmouth Reinstates SAT & ACT Requirements

Dartmouth joined the ranks of Georgetown and MIT in Febraury 2024 when it announced a move back to test-required admissions. Our founder Jed Applerouth, PhD examimes the data-driven reasons for the decision, as well as its implications in the wider admissions landscape.

Jed Applerouth, PhD
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Decoding the AP Language and Composition Exam Rubric

Ace the AP English Language exam with expert insights on the FRQ rubric. Our tips will help you pick up all six available points for every essay.

Ian Harkins
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AI for Everyone: Practical Ways Your Student Can Leverage AI

Discover the transformative impact of AI in American education, from how students are leveraging large language models (LLMs) like GPT4 to increase productivity to the limitations and ethical concerns surrounding the evolving landscape of AI in academia.

Jed Applerouth, PhD
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6 Ways Strong AP Scores Can Benefit You

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there among high school students about whether or not AP exams are worth studying hard to master. However, while there is little or no harm in scoring poorly on AP exams, a good score can open up several great opportunities. Here are six strong reasons to take your APs seriously and work hard for 4s and 5s across all your AP tests.

The Applerouth Team
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Decoding the Updated AP U.S. History Rubric

Despite the infamous reputation of the APUSH exam, mastering its essays is straightforward if you're comfortable with the rubric! In this article, we break down the Document-Based Question (DBQ) and Long Essay Question (LEQ) responses, providing tips on thesis development, contextualization, evidence incorporation, and analytical reasoning. After reading, you'll gain a better understanding of the expectations, preparing you for success on the exam and beyond!

Matthew Kiesner
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Switching from Paper to Digital? Tips for Students Taking the SAT in March 2024

Making the switch from paper to Digital SAT? Don't stress! These are our expert tips to master the Bluebook app, leverage tools like the answer eliminator, and embrace the Desmos calculator.

Sarah Fletcher and Matthew Kiesner
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SAT vs ACT

These two college admissions tests have a lot of unique facets. Each will give your student a different testing experience, so it's important to choose carefully. This guide can help.

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Educators, parents, students
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November 2023

AP Guide

AP courses can be intimidating. We get it. We're here to shine a light and show students there's no monster--and empower you to check for yourself next time.

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November 2023

EF Tips

Executive functioning is a core set of skills that can determine someone's big picture success. If things feel tough, let's hack EF together.

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Educators, parents, students
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January 2024

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Whether you're a parent looking for academic support for your child or an IEC in search of the best resources for your students, we have something for you.

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