Together, we can create positive change.

When we work with School and District Leadership, 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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"The level of patience and responsiveness was outstanding. We cannot thank you enough for all that Applerouth has done. Your support will impact our students more than you could imagine."
Curriculum Support Teacher, The "Great" C.H. Gullatt Elementary
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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.

"I had 82 students pass the ACT, CLT, or FAST Assessments first semester. I attribute the score improvement to the grammar instruction through Applerouth. I'm using the Applerouth book for small group instruction followed by the lessons on the computer. I've been teaching 11th and 12th grade reading for 15 years, and I feel Applerouth is making a big difference with the students in my classes."
Intensive Reading Teacher, Pinellas County Schools, Florida
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Reviews

"I am thrilled and got exactly what I was hoping for. My daughter's tutor worked so hard, and I rave about her to everyone!"

Online tutoring parent

"From now on, you are my go-to tutoring company. Thanks for taking such good care of my students."

New York Tri-State Area IEC

"My daughter was accepted to UMBC, and we are so excited! All of the hard work paid off."

McLean School of Maryland parent

How We Work with School and District Leaders

We maximize the support you can give to your students.

Professional Development

Applerouth offers professional development workshops in SAT/ACT/PSAT Prep, Study Skills and Executive Functioning. Our Professional Development offerings range from free webinars on the evolving (and often confusing) landscape of standardized testing to in-depth, 2 - 3 day training sessions for your teachers on Applerouth’s cutting-edge educational practices.

Analytics and Applerouth Online

Our Analytics packages allow schools to administer full-length diagnostic tests at a time convenient for them. Students can score their tests instantly with our user-friendly platform and receive scores and detailed analyses right away. Similarly, Applerouth Online gives you insight into student performance. You can see an entire class’s success and trouble areas and more.

On-Campus or Online Prep

We provide on-campus and online educational group classes for your students on everything from the Digital SAT and ACT to Academic Tutoring, and more. You can also utilize our on-campus admissions testing groups, customized to the needs of your school and students.

The Team

When a group of people come together with one passion, it sets the stage for something extraordinary.

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.

Emma Vigneault
K-12 Partnerships Manager

An Atlanta native, Emma graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Political Science and Music. Since 2011, she has been tutoring students in the SAT and ACT, and is now our K-12 Partnerships Manager. She writes and edits print curriculum, creates online educational content, and lends her voice to all of our video content.

Resources

Take advantage of our resources. We love helping school and district leaders thrive.

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Articles

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Library

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.

For
Educators, parents, students
Last updated
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.

For
Educators, parents, students
Last updated
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.

For
Educators, parents, students
Last updated
January 2024

All Items

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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Educators, parents, students
Last updated
November 2023