Apr 29
Quick Tips for the Common Application Essay
As many of you kick your essay efforts into high-gear, the head of our Essay Counseling Division, Taka, has two pro-tips on college essays based on current trends in admissions we are seeing.

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Jul 31
Choosing Extracurriculars For High School
Most of your high school experience has structure – meaning you don’t have much of a choice when it comes to what, when, and how you do something regarding academics.
Jul 23
Choosing the Right College
To paraphrase advice given to an amazing man: with great decisions comes great uncertainty! Ultimately, the choices you make about your education will determine your future. Ominous, isn’t it? While the
Apr 29
Paving the road abroad for Japanese students
While there has been a push for more Japanese students to go abroad for university these past few years, there still remain numerous hurdles and difficulties in doing so. Examples of such hurdles include perceived cost, time commitment, and access to resources and information…
Apr 29
New Service: College-Bound Profile (with Strong®)
Tokyo Academics is excited to announce a new service for high school students: the “College-Bound Profile” counseling service. As part of our growing menu of College Admissions Counseling services, this 90-minute session provides…
Apr 29
Science Struggles: High School Biology, Physics, and Chemistry
Adapting to science classes can be one of the most difficult adjustments for students to make in high school. Below we’ve listed out aspects that can make the adjustment to these classes difficult and what needs to be focused on for success.
Apr 29
Introducing TA’s Science Department
Here at Tokyo Academics, we pride ourselves on fostering an innovative learning community where any student can grow into a creative and inquisitive scientist. Our science learning community focuses on…