9 Tips to Reduce SAT Test Anxiety

9 Tips to Reduce SAT Test Anxiety

It's the day before the test and you're freaking out. Your heart is racing in your chest and your thoughts are scattered and unfocused-- exactly the worst state of mind to be in when you're testing. Telling yourself to calm down isn't helping, so how do you stop...

Top 8 Rules for Bringing a Calculator to the SAT

Top 8 Rules for Bringing a Calculator to the SAT

The SAT has two math sections, one of which allows a calculator. You want to make sure you’re prepared for all the sections before you take the test, including being ready with your SAT calculator. If you follow these rules, you shouldn’t have any issues with your...

Mental Math Tricks for the SAT and ACT

Mental Math Tricks for the SAT and ACT

Mental Math Tricks for the SAT and ACT Math Sections Everyone knows the SAT and ACT are timed tests, and time is of the essence as you make your way through the ACT's Section 2: Math or the SAT's Section 3: No-Calculator Math (which is only 25 minutes!) and Section 4:...

SAT Writing and Language Major Topic Review

SAT Writing and Language Major Topic Review

SAT Writing and Language: Major Topics Tested and How to Tackle Them So you’re looking to improve your SAT verbal score? You probably already know that the verbal portion of the SAT is scored out of 800 possible points and includes Section 1 and 2 of the SAT, which...

SAT Reading Daily Practice

SAT Reading Daily Practice

SAT Difficult Reading Workout   Having been an SAT prep tutor for several years and worked with hundreds of students, one thing I’ve noticed is that students’ Writing and Language scores are often easier to improve than their Reading scores. This is because the...

Jobs for English Majors

Jobs for English Majors

Jobs for English Majors   Many students love to read, write, and think, and those that do often find themselves debating on whether or not to major in English. One consideration any potential English major is likely to make is whether or not studying English in...

Tips for Living with Roommates in College

Tips for Living with Roommates in College

Tips for Living with Roommates in College   For many students, attending college is not only the first time they’ve lived away from home—it’s also the first time they’ve have to live with a roommate. Freshman dorms can be tiny, and living with a total stranger...

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