Creating a Testing Schedule: Too Many Tests and Too Little Time

Creating a Testing Schedule: Too Many Tests and Too Little Time

First of all, let me congratulate you on making it to junior year! Take a deep breath in, and a deep breath out. Everything will…

Standardized Tests: Soon, Not So Standard

Standardized Tests: Soon, Not So Standard

A lot of things have changed since our parents sat down to take the SAT and ACT eons ago, back when there was no color…

Surviving a Standardized Testing Horror Story

Surviving a Standardized Testing Horror Story

At this point, I’m sure we’re all blessedly aware that both the SAT and ACT are necessary, albeit uncomfortable and annoying, aspects of the college…

Cracking the SAT Subject Tests

Cracking the SAT Subject Tests

So you’ve probably heard of the SAT and ACT (I hope, at least). Since most colleges require either the SAT or ACT as part of…

The Science of Guessing on the SAT

The Science of Guessing on the SAT

Knowing how to guess intelligently on the SAT is a critical part of maximizing your SAT score. Of course you’ve learned stuff in school that…

Financial Aid 101

Financial Aid 101

Financial aid is an added form of torture that colleges and the government have added onto every college applicant and college student. Applying for financial…

The ACT’s Golden Three: Why You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time on Retakes

The ACT’s Golden Three: Why You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time on Retakes

Arguably the only positive aspect of the ACT is that it’s retake-able. Had a bad day and screwed up the Science portion? Your watch beeped…

When To Stop Retaking The SAT: Do The Extra 50 Points Really Matter?

When To Stop Retaking The SAT: Do The Extra 50 Points Really Matter?

“When should I stop retaking the SAT?” It’s a question asked by many college-obsessed high school students, and a question unable to be definitively answered…

How Many of You Have Felt Personally Victimized by The SAT/College Board?

How Many of You Have Felt Personally Victimized by The SAT/College Board?

Disclaimer: Sarcasm, highly-opinionated sentiments, and a touch of spunk color this article (not to mention a title taken straight from Mean Girls). You have been…

The Fun Continues: 10 More Quick & Easy SAT Vocab Tricks

The Fun Continues: 10 More Quick & Easy SAT Vocab Tricks

The Prospect knows that all you rising seniors are trying to nail your last SAT, and you ambitious juniors are already preparing to start testing…

How to Be a Pro at Combating Test Anxiety

How to Be a Pro at Combating Test Anxiety

If you went through the public school system in the US, you probably took your fair share of standardized tests. And classroom tests. And state…

14 SAT Words You Should Know (and How To Remember Them)

14 SAT Words You Should Know (and How To Remember Them)

Although the vocab portion of the reading section is really a relatively small part of the test, it seems to be the one that gets…

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