Why the SAT Essay Sucks (and How I Would Fix It…Satirically Speaking)

Why the SAT Essay Sucks (and How I Would Fix It…Satirically Speaking)

I never did extremely well on the SAT essay section. Don’t get me wrong; I was a boss at grammar, but for some reason the…

The Only Two SAT Books You’ll Ever Really Need

The Only Two SAT Books You’ll Ever Really Need

For all of you taking the December 7th SAT, best of luck to you! It’s good that you’re taking the test early, so you always…

TP’s Guide to Prepping the Week Before a Standardized Test

TP’s Guide to Prepping the Week Before a Standardized Test

After months and months of learning new vocabulary words, memorizing math formulas, or practicing responses for different questions, you’re finally only a couple of days…

Op-Ed: College Board…Who Likes Them?

Op-Ed: College Board…Who Likes Them?

College Board. I have a personal grudge against them, and I’m sure many people do. There is honestly a lot of cause for my hate…Not…

Practice Makes Perfect: A Beginner’s Guide to SAT Prep

Practice Makes Perfect: A Beginner’s Guide to SAT Prep

The dreaded SAT is a right of passage for upperclassmen in high school. It is a wake up call that the next chapter of life…

Standardized Tests Are NOT Everything!

Standardized Tests Are NOT Everything!

Here we are, at the beginning of test season. You’re probably getting ready to start those private tutoring sessions or small prep classes that your…

4 Reasons Why I Took The ACT

4 Reasons Why I Took The ACT

Sometimes I feel like the ACT just doesn’t get enough love. Okay well love might not be the right word… but seriously everyone, why does everyone…

From A to Z and SAT to GRE, Vocabulary.com Has Your Back

From A to Z and SAT to GRE, Vocabulary.com Has Your Back

Throw away those old-age flashcards. Vocabulary.com, a smarter-than-you-think vocabulary-improvement website, is here to save the day. Vocabulary.com Beats Flashcards… On Many, Many Levels I have…

An Applicant’s Dilemma: Selling Yourself Without Cheating

An Applicant’s Dilemma: Selling Yourself Without Cheating

Honesty is important. VERY important. I suddenly feel compelled to talk about ethics and the college application process. Cheating and other malpractices are not new…

Kaplan, Princeton Review, and Barron’s… Are They All You Need to Get Awesome Scores?

Kaplan, Princeton Review, and Barron’s… Are They All You Need to Get Awesome Scores?

College applications, family issues, social life, extracurriculars, APs, interviews, jobs, resume and portfolio preparations, while looking fabulous all day long? Life’s already too busy for…

Are SAT Prep Courses Really Worth It?

Are SAT Prep Courses Really Worth It?

The College Board is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; however it has been criticized in recent years by test-takers, parents, and industry professionals alike as not…

SAT Vocab Forever After: 8 More Tips and Tricks

SAT Vocab Forever After: 8 More Tips and Tricks

Myriad (adj) – abundant I’ve always thought an easy way to remember this is that myriad and pyramid sound pretty similar, and when I think…

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