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:...
Understanding your SAT Score Report

Understanding your SAT Score Report

The SAT score report provides detailed information to help you better understand your strengths and weaknesses in terms of SAT content. It’s worth taking the time to really review your score report to help you decide if you should re-take the SAT and, if so, to guide...
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...
There’s an App for That: SAT/ACT Study Apps

There’s an App for That: SAT/ACT Study Apps

Although there is no substitute for taking full length timed practice tests as we mentioned in our last blog post on the best SAT prep books, it isn’t always feasible to carry around a 5lb study guide. With the ease and convenience of mobile applications, 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...