February 8, 2017

Reading to Improve Your ACT/SAT Test Scores

I recently had a conversation with a friend, who was telling me excitedly about a great first date she had. After eating dinner, my friend and her date browsed in a bookstore and connected over authors they both loved. “It […]
July 6, 2016

Companion – Your Gateway to College Admissions Success

Introducing Companion, Spark Prep’s new all-in-one portal for the college admissions process. Through Companion, students can now take advantage of tools designed to create a more efficient and successful admissions experience. Amid the complexity of managing multiple submission requirements, test scores […]
May 29, 2016


What is “character” and why is it so important to the college admissions process?
May 29, 2016

College Admissions Strategy

Spark Prep Director Luke Taylor analyzes a successful college personal statement, and discusses admissions strategy for international applicants.
May 29, 2016

Craft and Preparation

Spark Prep Director Luke Taylor discusses the importance of beginning your application process early. Writing is a craft that requires time before it can become excellence.
May 29, 2016

Letters of Recommendation

Spark Prep Director Luke Taylor discusses the function of letters of recommendation in your college application and how they help illustrate your character to the admissions office.