Monthly Archives: October 2016

31 10, 2016

Meet Yue Niu: Software Development Intern at Testive

By |2016-10-31T23:59:56+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

What are your main duties and responsibilities at Testive? I’m working with the other software development intern to make an app that will allow the user to take a picture of their ACT/SAT answer sheets and automatically grade the paper. What’s your favorite part about working at Testive? The environment is very relaxed and casual, allowing [...]

31 10, 2016

School Spotlight: University of Maryland College Park

By |2016-10-31T23:59:45+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

Hi! My name is Ally Steward. I'm a Student Success Advisor at Testive and your resident expert for all things college admissions. In this series, I will be summarizing key information regarding one college or university to give you an idea of some things students may want to take into consideration when thinking about which [...]

31 10, 2016

JANUARY 2016: PSAT Advice and Debunking FAFSA Myths

By |2016-10-31T23:59:28+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

It's time for the first industry update of 2016! For those of you who are unfamiliar, these posts take a look at the current events that took place over the past month in the world of education, college admissions, financial aid, and test prep that might affect parents and their high school aged children. The [...]

31 10, 2016

5 Reasons Test Prep is a Waste of Time & Money

By |2016-10-31T23:59:18+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

There is so much information out there about how test prep will improve your SAT or ACT score that I'm sure some of you are tired of hearing about it, right? I get it. Blah, blah, blah. You don't care about test prep. Your parents signed you up for a test prep class and now [...]

31 10, 2016

Advice for Parents as Kids Finish Sophomore Year

By |2016-10-31T23:58:48+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

Your teenager has reached a major milestone: the halfway point of high school. Congratulations! This milestone is a natural opportunity for reflecting on the last two years and looking ahead to the next two years. Take advantage of it by starting a dialog with your child about how they are feeling right now and where [...]

31 10, 2016

Meet Ben Flores: Coach at Testive

By |2016-10-31T23:58:25+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

What are your main duties and responsibilities at Testive? As a coach at Testive, I play two major roles. My ongoing responsibility is to coach students in their SAT/ACT preparation efforts, which involves providing both specific tutoring and general mentoring/guidance. Right now at Testive we’re making sure that we’re ready for the Redesigned SAT, so [...]

31 10, 2016

Meet David Chippendale: Director of Product at Testive

By |2016-10-31T23:58:00+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

What are your main duties and responsibilities at Testive? I oversee the design and development of both the testive.com website and the Testive software that students use to prep for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and NEW SAT. What’s your favorite part about working at Testive? The people, absolutely. When you’re not working, what do you [...]

31 10, 2016

Happy Holidays from Sly and Team Testive!

By |2016-10-31T23:57:36+00:00October 31st, 2016|Other Posts|

It's time to put test prep on hold for a few days to spend time with friends and family. So, with that said, Sly and the rest of the Testive gang would like to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season! Peace!