Advice for Fall 2020 ACT / SAT Testing

Advice for Fall 2020 ACT / SAT Testing

I wish I wasn’t writing another article dealing with the COVID-19 impact on school, testing, and college admission. But as the situation continues to develop, we need to adjust and make plans. Today I’m going to focus on testing advice for rising juniors. Seniors are...
Quick Tips for Taking the PSAT

Quick Tips for Taking the PSAT

This Wednesday, October 16 is one of the national administration dates for the PSAT. I wanted to offer some quick tips for students taking the PSAT.   First, everyone should understand that the PSAT will not be used for college admission.   For 9th and 10th...

When to Use Who / Whom — Quick ACT / SAT Tip

Do you know when to use “who” and when to use “whom”?​ I’ve got an easy way to tell the difference.    This short video will explain (while showing you how our video Q&A works.)   I’ve had a lot of people ask how the live Q&A session in our new...
Test Prep Is Different From Learning in School

Test Prep Is Different From Learning in School

Shouldn’t students know this stuff? I get a lot of questions from parents who think that the math, reading, and grammar students learn in school should be sufficient to earn solid scores on the SAT / ACT. Essentially the parent’s question boils down to “Shouldn’t they...
Is This Fall the Right Time to Take the SAT / ACT?

Is This Fall the Right Time to Take the SAT / ACT?

Now is the right time for rising juniors and their families to start thinking about the SAT and ACT. While it is the perfect time to plan, fall may not be the right time for some students to take their college admission exams. Overall Timeline You’ve probably heard...