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...
Best Books for SAT Preparation: SAT Prep Book Review

Best Books for SAT Preparation: SAT Prep Book Review

We’ve been helping students improve their SAT scores for over a decade.  In that time, we’ve ordered thousands of dollars’ worth of books.  Now, we are sharing our insights about SAT books with you. A couple quick notes before we start.  At the beginning of each...
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...
How Many Times Can I Take the SAT? (and Other FAQ’s)

How Many Times Can I Take the SAT? (and Other FAQ’s)

Now is the time of year that we’re getting a lot of questions from students and parents on the SAT and ACT. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. How many times can I take the SAT or ACT? There is no maximum number of times that a...