I think grammar is fun. There, I said it. I know it’s not a popular opinion. I know that most people put grammar in the same category as shuffleboard, strong perfume, and floral pants — it’s something deeply unpleasant and associated primarily with old people. But I’ll say it proudly: I’m twenty years old, I […]
When it comes to applying to college, perhaps one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the whole process is writing those darn essays. No one likes to talk about themselves, and people like talking about themselves even less when what they say could possibly cost them acceptance into their dream school. However, writing those pesky […]
Looking for further reading? Try one of these titles for more information on standardized testing, admissions, and financial aid. SAT and ACT Testing The Official SAT Study Guide, by The College Board In-depth test-taking strategies and eight practice tests. The Real ACT Prep Guide, by ACT Extensive test review and three practice tests with detailed […]
Among the many new things you will encounter as you prep for the SAT is a score reporting option called Score Choice. Score Choice can be confusing, but never fear–we’ve got the explanation right here!
Sometimes, taking a two-hour movie break is all you need to get you back on track. Here are six movies that will both take your mind off the test and stimulate your brain! Inception The suspenseful action and mind boggling plot leave you testing your intellect the whole way through. By the end of the […]
Whether you’re currently applying to college, or are just starting to think about the process, having resources available is something that all students can benefit from. I know that I constantly rely on information and guidance from multiple sources (both online and off) to help me as I counsel students–and, often, the information I get […]
After all the tough questions on the ACT or SAT, you have another one to answer when your scores arrive: Should you take the test again? There isn’t a universal right answer to this one. The best choice depends on you and the colleges you’re applying to. When you’re making your decision, consider these questions: […]
There are two ways to see a test. This test is a chance for you to demonstrate how smart you are. This test is an opportunity to develop new skills. No matter how hard it is at first, you’ll be able to improve over time through hard work and practice. Your scores will reflect the […]
It’s something that we’re hearing more and more of recently–students who are submitting both ACT and SAT score to the colleges to which they are applying. It seems to be a fairly new phenomenon; it’s something that’s become particularly prevalent (and that we’ve been asked more and more about) in the last couple of years.
It’s something that we’re hearing more and more of recently–students who are submitting both ACT and SAT score to the colleges to which they are applying. It seems to be a fairly new phenomenon; it’s something that’s become particularly prevalent (and that we’ve been asked more and more about) in the last couple of years. […]