English Grammar and Usage

By | August 25th, 2018|College Test Prep, English, ESL, Test Prep|

Whether you are preparing for the ACT or SAT, writing a research paper, or just being a human in the real world, you need to [...]

Strategies for the ACT Science Section

By | April 18th, 2015|College Test Prep, Organizational & Study Strategies, Science, Student Guide, Test Prep|

Many students are deterred from taking the ACT because of the daunting Science section. They argue that they are bad at science or that they [...]

College Placement Exams: ACT versus SAT

By | July 31st, 2012|College Test Prep, For Parents, Organizational & Study Strategies, Student Guide, Test Prep|

With some exceptions, nearly every college accepts either the ACT or the SAT. In my experience, most students do much better on one test than [...]

College Application Essays

By | July 31st, 2012|College Applications, College Test Prep, For Parents, Student Guide|

Generally speaking, most colleges consider GPA, extracurricular involvements, letters of recommendation, essay responses, and ACT/SAT scores equally important, each contributing roughly 20% to the application’s [...]