You Got Your PSAT Results — Now What?

This week College Board started releasing scores from the October PSAT. Many families are looking at the results thinking “now what?” Here are the five things I would suggest you do once you receive your PSAT results. 1. Learn How to Access Your College Board Account...
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...