Different Ways to Study for the ACT / SAT

There is no shortage of resources available to students who wish to prepare for their upcoming college entrance exams—the ACT and SAT. Different students respond to different methods, and so there are a variety of ways to study up for the tests. Read on to discover just a few. In-Person Review Sessions Having difficulty remembering …

3 Fun Facts About The ACT/SAT

Thoughts about the ACT or SAT give most students sleepless nights.  Well, it is an important test but getting overwhelmed by it is not going to help. These few fun facts about the ACT/SAT are just what you need when you are looking for a short, refreshing distraction from the intense studying. The SAT was …

Creative Ways to Study for the ACT / SAT

If you are a high school student with the ACT and or the SAT coming up then you know you have to study, right? It’s just one of those hard facts of life we all must do! The good news is that there are creative ways to study. In this article we will discuss a …

Student Survival Guide: A Breakdown of the ACT

Since you were in junior high, you’ve heard whispers of The Tests. Spoken of by everyone from teachers to guidance counselors to nagging parents, the ACT and SAT enter your life years before you even want to think about it. Suddenly, around your sophomore year of high school, the pressure starts to rise. You see …

Student Survival Guide: A Breakdown of the SAT

Test-makers are constantly advancing standardized tests. Most of the time it’s just changing certain questions, or adding new content to update current tests. And then sometimes you get the complete overhaul of a test, such as what they’ve done to the SAT. Before we go into the specifics of each section, let’s look at how …

The Difference Between the ACT and SAT Writing Tests

With its recent makeover, the SAT’s writing test is now optional, just like it’s ACT counterpart. Other than that, the two have more differences than similarities. From timing, to prompts, to grading, here’s how the two essays differ. Timed Writing Like the other sections of the tests, the ACT / SAT essay is timed. However, …

Why You Should Consider Taking The PreACT

In 2016, around 1.5 million high school students sat the ACT test, a number that has jumped in recent years to rival the 1.7 million that took the SAT. While the latter is traditionally a bit more popular for students, the ACT plays to different strengths and utilizes a different scoring system, both of which …

What You Need To Know About The PreACT

The PSAT has been an option for students for several years, and was often used as a primer for both the ACT and the SAT, even though the testing formats are different. Now, however, students can take the PreACT to prepare for the ACT test. Allows For Early Practice Taking the PreACT is a great way …

Avoid These ACT/SAT Exam Day Mistakes

When it comes to taking either the ACT or the SAT (or both), you should take advantage of every kind of preparation. Studying, taking practice tests, and attending review sessions are a few excellent ways to prepare, but there are other, subtler things that can also help—especially when it comes to the big day itself. …