When teaching SAT/ACT Reading strategies, we emphasize the merits of accuracy over speed – you only earn points for questions you answer correctly on Test Day! However, we won’t deny that proper pacing is essential. In this monthly series, we’ll discuss how you can use real-world articles to build your vocabulary and increase your reading speed.
Here are some of the latest, most interesting headlines about the college admissions process from media outlets across the country. Hope everyone who is in the throes of the college application process is in good spirits!
Should you take the SAT? The ACT? Both? Colleges accept either SAT or ACT scores so you may be thinking “Which test should I take?” We’ve broken down the main differences for you so you can decide which test is best for you.
The college interview is often the forgotten piece of the college admissions process. Most colleges do offer a college interview so it’s in your best interest to secure an interview as soon as you can. Even though it’s not the most important determining factor in getting accepted, the interview can help admissions officers get to know you better so that you’re not just another name in a pile of applications. It can help you stand out! Here are the top tips to helping you nail your college interview!
Here are some of the latest, most interesting headlines about the college admissions process from media outlets across the country. And we hope everyone has had a great back to school. Miss summer yet?
As part of your college application, admissions committees often ask for two or three letters of recommendation written on your behalf. There’s no need to be anxious about requesting a recommendation, so long as you follow these few simple guidelines!
Sophomores and Juniors – it’s PSAT time! The PSAT is a few weeks away – and you are likely thinking, “It’s the PSAT – practice for the SAT, the real test.” This is true. It is a practice run for the SAT, but this is likely one of your fist times taking a standardized test and prepping for it can really pay off. Why should you prep for a practice run? We’re breaking down the top reasons for you right here!
Welcome to our monthly blog series on SAT and ACT math topics! Each month, we will target a different math topic that you will see on the SAT and ACT. Practice makes perfect – so if you practice these math skills, you’ll be well on your way to earning a new high score! This month, we will focus on sets.
Going through vocabulary flashcards not your favorite weekend activity? Of course it’s not! But if you are a high school student, it is important to build your vocabulary. Why you may ask? Well, the SAT and ACT test your knowledge of vocabulary through Critical Reading passages and questions that focus on grammar. While often overlooked by many students, studying vocabulary is one of the best ways to improve your verbal scores on the SAT and ACT. This monthly blog will help you build a stronger vocabulary and help you rock the verbal sections on the SAT and ACT.
Seniors – this is it! Your final year of high school! Many of you are working on college applications, writing essays, collecting your letters of recommendation, and possibly studying for the SAT or ACT one last time. All this on top of school work and maintaining some semblance of a social life! It is easy to understand how “Senioritis” – that infectious little bug that runs rampant around January or February of Senior Year – is so contagious. Don’t worry – we are here to give you the top 5 tips for fighting off Senioritis.