Monthly Archives: March 2020

30 03, 2020

What’s on the ACT English Test?

By |2020-03-30T15:18:31+00:00March 30th, 2020|ACT, Uncategorized|

You may be wondering what to expect when you open the ACT exam booklet for the first time, especially with the ACT English Test section. After you have bubbled in your personal information, the proctor will ask that you flip to the first section: English. This section of the test consists of 75 questions and [...]

24 03, 2020

How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

By |2020-03-24T14:53:48+00:00March 24th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

As senior year of high school approaches, you naturally start to think about applying to colleges and it can be difficult to decide on exactly how many colleges you should apply to. A good rule is to apply to 9 colleges: your final list should include 3 safety schools, 3 target schools, and 3 reach [...]

17 03, 2020

What’s on the SAT Math No Calculator Test?

By |2020-03-17T15:40:05+00:00March 17th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

The SAT Math No Calculator test is the shortest of all four parts of the test, in terms of both questions and time to answer. You get 25 minutes to do 20 questions. Of those 20 questions, 15 are multiple choice questions with 4 answer choices each, while 5 are grid-in questions. The material on [...]

16 03, 2020

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Impact on SAT and ACT Testing

By |2020-06-05T17:57:23+00:00March 16th, 2020|ACT, SAT, Uncategorized|

How Does the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Impact SAT and ACT Testing? _____________________________________________________________________ UPDATE: Testive's web page,, contains the newest updates. Please bookmark that page and check it for updates going forward, thanks!  _____________________________________________________________________ Update: 5/5/2020 Spring Testing has been canceled On April 15, 2020, College Board (maker of SAT) announced that it would [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s on the ACT Reading Test?

By |2020-03-10T17:09:34+00:00March 10th, 2020|ACT, Uncategorized|

Okay, so the ACT has a reading test, but what should you expect from it, exactly? Are the passages like the literature that students read in school? Do students need to have read certain books or articles beforehand? We’ll go over these questions as well as offer some tips and strategies to best prepare for [...]