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SAT/ACT Grammar Rules

SAT/ACT Grammar Rules

The writing section of the SAT or English section of the ACT both require a strong understanding of grammar and usage rules. On the SAT, the Standard English Conventions questions test students on grammar to include verbs, punctuation (comma, colon, apostrophe, etc.),...
The Remedy for Senioritis

The Remedy for Senioritis

There’s a disease called senioritis, and we hear it’s contagious. It usually peaks around February of senior year, after early decision acceptance letters have been opened and college plans confirmed. Symptoms include a lack of motivation, decreased attention to...
Regroup for More Success and Less Stress This School Year

Regroup for More Success and Less Stress This School Year

As winter drags on and first semester is behind us, it’s easy to lose that motivation that you started the year with. It’s around this time that we start to see a breakdown in the homework routine leading to overwhelmed students that are struggling to catch back up or...
Adding it Up: Tricks & Traps for the SAT & ACT Math

Adding it Up: Tricks & Traps for the SAT & ACT Math

The beauty of algebra lies in the simplicity of one correct answer (and only one!). Not only is the answer to a math question either correct or incorrect, there’s objective reasoning to back it up. Keep these tips and tricks in mind when sitting for the math section...