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11 03, 2017

How to Organize Your Summer ACT and SAT Test Prep

By |2018-07-16T03:07:43+00:00March 11th, 2017|Other Posts|

Ice cream cones, sandy beaches, clear blue water and the giant test prep book? Which one is unlike all the others? Believe it or not, they all belong together. Even though your son or daughter will tell you otherwise, the summer is one of the best times for the ACT and SAT prep and to work on [...]

8 01, 2017

Colorado Changed to the SAT in 2017: What You Need to Know

By |2018-07-10T17:09:26+00:00January 8th, 2017|Other Posts|

On April 11th, 2017 all Colorado high school juniors will take the SAT. Why does this matter? In 2016, only 5500 Colorado students took the test. Effective this spring, Colorado and the College Board partnered to administer the SAT as the state’s accountability exam and every junior will now take a new four hour exam. [...]

1 11, 2016

What Juniors Need To Do Before School Lets Out

By |2018-07-16T04:13:17+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

Juniors, we get it. AP exams are over, prom already happened, the weather is finally getting nicer and you’re just itching to get out of school for the summer. But wait! There’s something you should do before you leave school for the summer: Ask your teachers to write you a letter of recommendation for your [...]

1 11, 2016

5 Day-Before Tips to Help Your Student Prepare for the SAT

By |2018-07-16T04:14:30+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

Your child is taking the SAT in less than 48 hours. Maybe they’ve been prepping for months, or maybe they haven’t, but at this point, options are limited as to how you can help. There are a few things you can do to optimize their performance between now and the time pencils go up on [...]

1 11, 2016

ACT Test Day Tips for Students

By |2018-07-16T04:16:17+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

The ACT is just ahead, but don’t freak out. While you are likely ready to just get it over with, we’ve got some tips for things you can do in the final days before (and the day of) the test to make it as smooth an experience as possible. Before the Test 1. Gather Materials [...]

1 11, 2016

7 Tips for Deciding What Colleges to Apply to

By |2018-07-16T04:19:31+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

There are thousands of colleges in the US. As if the college application process wasn’t difficult enough, students have to decide which of these colleges to apply to. Daunting task, right? Your teen's time in college is going to be some of the most eventful and memorable years of his or her life. It’s a [...]

1 11, 2016

What You Should Do After Getting ACT Scores Back

By |2018-07-16T13:45:25+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

ACT scores have been posted! Your teen calls you over and shows you the score report. Together, you take a look at it and, well, what does this even mean? Should we be celebrating? Should we be registering for the next administration of the test? What are we supposed to do now that we have [...]

1 11, 2016

What You Should Do After Getting SAT Scores Back

By |2018-07-16T13:46:18+00:00November 1st, 2016|Other Posts|

When SAT scores are released, it’s natural to be a little confused and a little anxious when reading the score report. But, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are three steps to guide you in making sense of your child’s score report. 1. Interpret Maybe you’re wondering “how good is a 1200?” or “what [...]