Should I Take the ACT or SAT?

One of the questions we are asked most frequently is “should I take the ACT”? I always tell juniors that they should try both the SAT and the ACT.  Even if you do not take an official test, you should at least take a practice test of each to get an idea of the...

Summer Learning at the Battlefield

TIME TO PREPARE It may sound a little crazy, but for something as significant as the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, one needs to take extreme measures. The sesquicentennial (say that five times fast) of the battle that ripped our country in two approaches in...

Avoid Summer Learning Loss

Washingtonpost.com published an article yesterday about the “Summer Brain Drain”.  This is the amount of knowledge that students lose during the summer months.  Many parents are concerned about the possible loss in progress of reading but what some may not...