Monthly Archives: April 2020

27 04, 2020

How to Apply to College for Free

By |2020-04-27T18:46:24+00:00April 27th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

College can be seriously expensive these days - and I’m not just talking about tuition, room, and board - it would be nice to apply to college for free! The cost just to apply to colleges can really add up quickly. This is especially if you have a lot of schools on your list, or [...]

24 04, 2020

What’s on the ACT Math Test?

By |2020-04-29T13:45:12+00:00April 24th, 2020|ACT, Uncategorized|

Taking the ACT Math Test Soon? Katherine Johnson, the mathematician who calculated the exact flight trajectories which allowed Apollo 11 to land on the moon and return to Earth, once said that “there will always, always be mathematics.” Whether we realize it or not, math is an integral part of our lives. Math allows bakers [...]

17 04, 2020

Should I Take the SAT Subject Tests?

By |2020-04-17T17:15:54+00:00April 17th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

It’s fall of your senior year and you’re ready to apply to college. You’ve got your grades set and your dream SAT score locked. But what’s this!? Every school on your list requires SAT Subject tests? And some of them are only offered once a year?! Don’t let this happen to you! Take a second [...]

17 04, 2020

What’s on the SAT Math with Calculator Test?

By |2020-04-17T17:15:28+00:00April 17th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

The SAT Math with Calculator test is the fourth and final section of the SAT. Students have 55 minutes to complete 38 questions. The first 30 of which are multi choice followed by 8 grid-in questions (meaning you grid in your numerical answer). This section counts for ⅔ of the total SAT math score. The [...]

9 04, 2020

What to Know Before Taking Your SAT

By |2020-04-09T16:33:39+00:00April 9th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

Before you take your SAT (whether it’s your first attempt or not), there are a few things you need to know. Let’s talk about how to study effectively for taking the SAT, how to be prepared for the test, and what to do on the big day. How to Study Effectively for the SAT To [...]

7 04, 2020

What’s On the SAT Writing and Language Test?

By |2020-04-07T15:45:40+00:00April 7th, 2020|SAT, Uncategorized|

Testers, take your marks—get set—go! And you’re off, pencil flying down the page! It’s a beautiful Saturday morning here at the SAT racetrack, and your endurance has already been put to the test in the 65-minute marathon that is SAT Reading. After a short break, you’ve got your second wind, and it’s time to hit [...]

3 04, 2020

When Should I Start ACT/SAT Prep?

By |2020-04-03T15:04:02+00:00April 3rd, 2020|ACT, SAT, Uncategorized|

“When should I start ACT/SAT prep?” is a common question on the minds of rising Juniors and Seniors, as they think about their upcoming school year. Ideally, you should start preparing for the ACT or SAT about 3 months (13 weeks) before the test date. For example, if you were planning on taking the ACT [...]

1 04, 2020

What’s on the ACT Science Test?

By |2020-04-01T18:12:18+00:00April 1st, 2020|ACT, Uncategorized|

The ACT Science Test is one of the shorter sections, with 40 questions to be completed in 35 minutes. All of the questions are multiple choice, with four answer choices each. The topics covered on the ACT Science test include: Biology Chemistry Physics Earth science (Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology) The ACT Science Test is split into [...]