ACT / SAT Study Tips: Manage Your Study Space and Time

There are dozens of ways to study for the ACT/SAT—using practice books, taking online practice tests, attending review sessions, hiring a tutor. Different strategies work for different people, but there are certain things that all students should adhere to: namely, their space and time. Study Space It’s important to manage your study space. Ideally, you …

Different “Types” of Math Problems on the ACT / SAT

Even if math isn’t your best subject, knowing the types of math problems you’ll run into on the ACT or SAT can give you a huge boost. You can find what types of math you struggle on and focus on those before the test date. Here are the ones you’ll run into: Algebra Of course …

Should You Get a Tutor for the ACT / SAT?

While the ACT and SAT scores are not the only criteria for getting selected into a college, getting high scores does boost your chances of getting accepted. The question then is, is it possible to achieve those all-important high scores by yourself or should you get a tutor? Advantages of Getting a Tutor The biggest …

What To Do While Waiting for Your ACT / SAT Score

After submitting the test comes the waiting game. Two or three weeks is the average turn around to getting your results, but it can be a nerve wracking time. You worked hard, studied hard, and survived—but what’s your score? It’s hard to wait. Fortunately there are plenty of things to do in the meantime. Register …

ACT Test Canceled: What it Means for You!

12/11/17 This past Saturday, December 9th, ACT was forced to cancel its exam at over 400 testing centers in the US. Wildfires and heavy snowfall were to blame for the test cancellations and rescheduling. Next Steps ACT will, of course, provide a rescheduled exam time for everyone who had registered to take the test on …

What You Should Do Now That You Have Your ACT/SAT Score

After weeks of waiting, that long-awaited day has finally come, you’ve got your ACT/SAT results and you know how you have fared. Now it’s time to make crucial decisions. To Retake, or Not to Retake? That is the Question… The first decision you will have to make is whether you need to retake the test. …

ACT / SAT Test Prep: Grammar Lesson Refresher

Reading comprehension and writing skills are incredibly important for both the ACT and the SAT (and just college prep in general). Therefore it definitely doesn’t hurt to refresh on the basics as part of your test prep for the big exams. It may seem simple to go over basics, but a strong foundation will help …