When it comes to ACT & SAT testing, the biggest mistake rising juniors make is waiting too long to come up with a college admissions testing plan. Here are 3 reasons rising juniors should prepare over the summer for the SAT/ACT.
Astronomy buffs, dust off your telescopes. Insect inspectors, have those microscopes at the ready. Let’s zoom in and look closely at what is on the SAT. How Is The SAT Structured?The SAT is composed of two main sections: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing – which I will henceforth refer to as the Verbal section – and Math.The SAT […]
Every year high school juniors and their families realize their impending need for college admissions information. And with that realization comes an inevitable flurry of questions and confusion.To be clear, this confusion is not the fault of the students or their families. The college admissions process is so convoluted that if you aren’t willing to dedicate […]
How is the ACT Scored? Head into your next ACT exam with a clear understanding of how the ACT is scored and how your strategic approach will impact your ACT composite.
You know that improving your ACT score is a powerful way to increase your chances of admission to college and improve your odds of finding more merit aid and scholarship opportunities too. Given the stakes, it makes sense that preparing with someone who knows the ins and outs of getting a good ACT score is […]
Tests required policies are clear but what about test optional colleges? Do you have to take the SAT? Can you *really* opt out?
7 steps you can take to prepare fast for the ACT or SAT and feel as calm and confident as the kids who started preparing months ago.
If you listened to the last episode featuring just-graduated-high-school-Adam, be prepared to teleport 3 years into the future and meet almost-graduated-college-Adam!He’s the same focused, dedicated student he always has been and he’s back to share a great deal of insight for other students who are getting ready to head off to college for the first […]
I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Adam when he was a junior in high school. Not only was he thoroughly committed to improving his ACT scores, he then leveraged those scores for some really impressive merit aid awards. He’s a very focused young man who worked hard and reaped the […]
In my 13 years helping college-bound high school students, I’ve seen many students lose their way.Sometimes they lose connection with what they want and why they started on the path to college. They had direction once, but – over time – it slipped away.Or they realize that what they want from life is shifting, but the […]