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Comparing the Tests: Current SAT, New SAT, ACT


Early Decision vs. Regular Decison Acceptance Rates


Differences Between College Admission Tests


Queen Bees & Masterminds, and Our Role in Our Children's Lives


An Inside Look at Independent Educational Consultants


Could It Be LD? Recognizing Signs and Asking the Right Questions


Wilderness Therapy Models


College Counseling for IB Students


Why the International Baccalaureate Works for the LD Student


Challenges and Strategies for Assisting Latino Students with College Access and Completion


Essential Resources for College Consulting: The Sequel



From LD to ED: Learning Differences and Co-morbid Therapeutic Issues


IECA's SAT and ACT Accommodations Brochure


How Can Students Use Social Media Effectively for College Admissions



Empowering Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder


"Trends in Admission" from SSATB (PDF)



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IECA Education Center LibraryWelcome to IECA's resource library, where you can download research, white papers, podcasts, and articles for all specialties, including school, college, special needs, learning disabilities, and the business of independent educational consulting.

This page is frequently updated so visit here often. If you would like us to include a document or electronic materials on this page that you think your colleagues would benefit from, please contact Sarah Brachman at [email protected].

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PodcastPrompt Essay Management webinar

SAT and ACT Score Concordances for 2016, from Compass Education

SAT and ACT Score Ranges for 360 Colleges and Universities, from Compass Education

The Final Word on the New SAT and Revised ACT by Jed Applerouth, Founder, Applerouth Tutoring

Healing the Anxious Mind: Techniques That Work, by Jed Applerouth, Founder, Applerouth Tutoring

Comparing the Tests: Current SAT, New SAT, ACT, by Judi Robinovitz, IECA (FL)

Early Decision vs. Regular Decison Acceptance Rates, by Jennie Kent, IECA (Colombia) and Jeff Levy, IECA (CA)

Differences Between College Admission Tests, by Jed Applerouth, Founder, Applerouth Tutoring

A Changing Educational Landscape by Nicole Suozzi, Chief Strategy & Services Officer, SSATB

Taming the Tiger of Test Anxiety by Jed Applerouth, Founder, Applerouth Tutoring

Advising Your Students About the New SAT by Jed Applerouth, Founder, Applerouth Tutoring

Test-prep Tips for College Entrance Exams by Sue Luse, IECA (MN)

New Crime Reporting Standards Help Protect College Students, by Claire Law, IECA (SC)

College Counseling for IB Students by Andi O’Hearn, IECA (China)

Challenges and Strategies for Assisting Latino Students with College Access and Completion by Nicole Lincoln, IECA Associate Member (NC)

Essential Resources for College Consulting: The Sequel (from IECA's September 2014 Webinar by Steven R. Antonoff

Helping Families Determine College Affordability in Five Steps by IECA's College Committee Financial Aid Taskforce

The New Evidence-Based SAT: Easier on the Reading, Harder on the Math, by Sam Rosensohn, College Planning Partnerships (page 21)

College Admission for Student Leaders and their Advisors by Mark Sklarow, CEO, IECA in the National Honor Society's "Leadership for Student Activities" magazine

Demonstrated Interest and How Colleges Count the Ways by Lisa Rubin-Johnson, IECA student member

Admissions Decisions: A Business Model from IECA's Spring 2013 Conference, by Marilee Jones, IECA

Entry into the American University System by Alan Haas, IECA (American British Trade & Investment)

Essential Resources for College Consulting from IECA's Webinar with Steve Antonoff


The American Freshman: National Norms (UCLA's Cooperative Institutional Research Program)

The Commercialization of the College Application Process and the Rise of the For-Profit Educational Consultant (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

Top 10 Things Rising Seniors Can Do This Summer

Top 12 Things Colleges are Looking for in a Student

Inside Higher Ed Survey of College & University Admissions Directors

What's the Difference Between ACT and SAT?

Common College Myths

Date Rape: How Students Can Protect Themselves

Helping Families Evaluate Affordability

Independent Educational Consultants and Their Imipact on Independent School Applications, a white paper from IECA based on original research (2016)

The X Factor: Noncognitive Assessments in Admissions by Peter Gilbert, Director of Admissions, Salisbury School (CT) and Allison W. Matlack, MAT, IECA (MA)

Queen Bees & Masterminds, and Our Role in Our Children's Lives by Rosalind Wiseman, from IECA's Spring 2015 Conference

An Inside Look at Independent Educational Consultants by SSATB

Twice-Exceptional: Demystifying the Bright Yet Struggling Student by Helen H. Waldron, M.Ed., Associate Head of School, The Forman School and Director, Institute for Cognition & Learning,

Why the International Baccalaureate Works for the LD Student by Will McCulloch, Director of Enrollment Management, New Hampton School and Allison Matlack, M.A.T., IECA (MA)

International Baccalaureate Report (ACS International Schools)

Understanding Private School Financial Aid (AdmissionsQuest)

Trends in Admission (SSATB)

The Truth about Boarding School video (TABS)

The Truth about Boarding School brochure (TABS)

What Do Parents Want from a Boarding School?

PodcastThe Value of Working with an Independent Educational Consultant in a Tight Economic Climate

Therapeutic Committee Recommended Books

Successful Transitions: From an RTC or Therapeutic Boarding School to a Traditional School by Pamela Tedeschi, MSEd, IECA (MD)

Wilderness Therapy for Emerging Adults by Judith E. Bessette, EdD, IECA (WI)

Momentum in Outcomes-Informed Treatment by Mike Petree, ACMHC, Research Systems Consultant, Outcome Tools

Educating the LGBTQ Student in the 21st Century by Carlton Rounds, Director of Educational Partnerships with Cross-Cultural Solutions

Residential Anxiety Treatment by Don Vardell, executive director, Mountain Valley Treatment Center

Wilderness Therapy Models, by Jenney Wilder, IECA

From LD to ED: Learning Differences and Co-morbid Therapeutic Issues by Marcia Brown Rubinstien (2014, page 3)

Using Research to Help Select the Best Therapeutic Program for Clients, by Michael Gass, University of New Hampshire (page 9)

Addictions and Attachments, by John W. Tucker, Vista Taos Renewal Center ( page 13)

The Alphabet Soup in Special Needs Advising

Descriptions of Programs for At-Risk Teens

24 Things to Look for in an Adoption Competent Residential Program

How IECs Choose a Wilderness Therapy Program


Helping LD Students Deal With the Social-Emotional Side of Applying to Colleges by Dana Stahl, IECA
Social Communicative Competency Improves Students’ Satisfaction and Success by Sarah Davison, Speech-Language Pathologist, Chapel Haven Asperger Syndrome Adult Transition program, and Ryan Shoemaker, Speech-Language Pathologist, Chapel Haven West

Trends in Assistive Technology, by Joan K. Casey, IECA

Understanding the Needs of Exceptional Students When Assessing Appropriate Educational Schools and Programs by Dana Stahl, IECA

A Question About Processing Speed, by Caryl Frankenberger, IECA

Assessing the Assessment, by Carmen Tercilla, IECA

Understanding the Needs of Exceptional Students When Assessing Appropriate Educational Schools and Programs by Dana Stahl, IECA

Twice-Exceptional: Demystifying the Bright Yet Struggling Student by Helen H. Waldron, M.Ed., Associate Head of School, The Forman School and Director, Institute for Cognition & Learning

Why the International Baccalaureate Works for the LD Student by Will McCulloch, Director of Enrollment Management, New Hampton School and Allison Matlack, M.A.T., IECA (MA)

IECA's SAT and ACT Accommodations Brochure by Jed Applerouth

Empowering Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, by Debra Mandell, Monarch School, Monarch Center for Autism
Working with Consultants as an LD Professional

The Transition to College for Students with LD and AD/HD: The IEC Role

Top 10 Areas of Support for Students with Asperger's and LD As They Transition to College 

Understanding Dyslexia

Top 15 Things IECs Working with LD Students Should Know

Reducing Anxiety in the Admission Process for the International Applicant by by Sarah Kinney Contomichalos, IECA (ME)

Americans Abroad: The Complexities of Applying Back 'Home' by Leighanne Penna, Marilyn Stelzner (IECA, Switzerland), and Evan Varella Kanellis

Financial Aid Chart for International Students by Jennie Kent, IECA (Colombia) and Jeff Levy, IECA (CA)

International Students and Third Culture Kids by Rebecca Grappo, IECA, (CO)

Entry into the American University System by Alan Haas, IECA , (CT) American British Trade & Investment

Supporting International Applicants by Alexis Brooke Redding, IECA (MA)

Learning Disabilities Overseas by Rebecca Grappo, IECA, (CO)

Schools Must Help International Students Adjust by Marina Lee, IECA (MA)

Critical Issues in International Student Placement by David Allen, IECA (UK)

Inside the International IEC Practice by Rebecca Grappo, IECA, (CO)

Gap Years: Maximizing the Value of a Bachelor's Degree by Ethan Knight, American Gap Association