My SAT/ACT Scores Came Back… Now What?

My SAT/ACT Scores Came Back… Now What?

You did it! You made it through the painfully long four-hour SAT test (or three-hour ACT test) and just got your test scores back. Before you get too excited about never seeing another SAT or ACT question for the rest of your life, consider the two scenarios below:...
How Long Will I Have to Prep for the SAT or ACT?

How Long Will I Have to Prep for the SAT or ACT?

One of the first questions parents and students ask is, “How long is it really going to take to raise my SAT or ACT score?” This question does not have one simple answer as there are a lot of factors. One universal truth is that the SAT and ACT are not tests that you...
SAT/ACT Study Plan

SAT/ACT Study Plan

Have you ever wondered if you should study for the SAT or ACT test? The answer is yes! Studying two to three hours a week, three months before taking the test can increase your SAT score by 100+ points and your ACT score by 3+ points. But before cracking open that SAT...
5 Questions Students Have After the First SAT

5 Questions Students Have After the First SAT

Last weekend was the May SAT.  Many high school juniors took the SAT for the first time.  The first SAT can be an intimidating experience for students. Many juniors returned home feeling overwhelmed. Here are five of the most common questions students have after their...
How I Saved a Student 20+ Hours of Work with a 5 Minute Phone Call

How I Saved a Student 20+ Hours of Work with a 5 Minute Phone Call

There are a lot of misconceptions and misinformation out there about college applications and the SAT/ACT. I hear a lot of “I read this on the internet” or “My neighbor told me a story about her friend’s daughter” and on it goes. The misinformation spreads like a game...