Monthly Archives: May 2015

21 05, 2015

When & How to Prep for the NEW SAT

By |2015-05-21T01:00:51+00:00May 21st, 2015|Other Posts|

NEW SAT Academy: Lesson 7 Testive’s Student Success Advisor, Andrea Schlageter, explains best practices for preparing for the NEW SAT and how Testive can help students achieve their goals. When should a student start prepping for the NEW SAT? Students should figure out when they think they have 100 hours of sat prep time before [...]

14 05, 2015

Freshman / Sophomore Year Plans

By |2015-05-14T09:38:21+00:00May 14th, 2015|Other Posts|

The first two years of high school are often glossed over by many families in college planning, but in reality, the most successful college planning begins in a student's freshman and sophomore year. Of course this doesn’t mean that students (and their parents) need to obsess over how every detail in their life fits into [...]

7 05, 2015

NEW SAT: A Teacher’s Perspective

By |2015-05-07T01:00:36+00:00May 7th, 2015|Other Posts|

NEW SAT Academy: Lesson 6 Math teacher and Testive Coach, Brian Skeffington, talks about how the NEW SAT is better-aligned with the Common Core curriculum and how that will affect students. From a teachers point of view, the College Board’s newly designed SAT is long overdue. While the old sat test was designed to assess a [...]

4 05, 2015

Senior Year Plan

By |2015-05-04T12:32:53+00:00May 4th, 2015|Other Posts|

Nothing beats a well-thought out plan when it comes to college admission. There are just so many things to remember and so many deadlines to meet. It’s no wonder HS seniors (and their families) start to get a little stressed out as their high school careers wind down. Here’s a sample plan to help keep [...]

4 05, 2015

Junior Year Plan

By |2015-05-04T12:21:59+00:00May 4th, 2015|Other Posts|

Junior year (11th grade) is often spoken of in almost sacred terms with respect to its role in college admission. And while yes, it is important, the year should be considered in the context of the two years that preceded it and the year that will follow. During junior year, students should be continuing the [...]