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February 20, 2020

Don’t consider yourself an American Revolution history buff? Not sure the difference between “whom” vs. “who”? Simply don’t have enough time to devote months to studying the SAT?

I get it. 

The SAT, while an important component of college applications, isn’t always a student’s priority, and the Evidence-Based Reading and Writ...

February 13, 2020

Within the next few months, students across the state of Texas will be taking the STAAR test. Teachers usually review relevant information in class and conduct practice sessions, but because kids typically don’t have as much experience writing essays, the essay portion of the 4th and 7th grade STAAR tests can present unique...

February 6, 2020

This Saturday is the February ACT, so as you are cramming in practice before the Big Day, I thought I’d share some advice on how to approach one of the more challenging sections: ACT Reading.

ACT Reading is notorious for one major obstacle - TIME. You have 35 minutes to solve 40 questions (+ read 4 passages). For many studen...

January 30, 2020

Whenever preparing for a college entrance exam like the SAT or ACT, you probably have found yourself running out of official material. While it’s tempting to dive deep into whatever College Board or ACT provides on their website or in their practice books, it’s important to remember that you should use the official material...

January 23, 2020

Now that we’re in the spring semester, AP exam prep is one of the key focuses of AP courses. For AP English students, that means an increase in timed writing tests at school. While your teacher may provide you with the basics of AP English essay writing, you most likely will still need to review and study the format on your...

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