Why I Disagree With Standardized Testing

Why I Disagree With Standardized Testing

In existence in the American education system since the mid-1800s, Standardized Assessment Tests (SATs) have proved to be controversial since their establishment. The original goal…

10 Things Not to Do When Studying for an Important Test

10 Things Not to Do When Studying for an Important Test

There is a right way to study and then there is a wrong way. When you have an important test coming up, it’s crucial that…

Why You Should Take the SAT/ACT Junior and Senior Year

Why You Should Take the SAT/ACT Junior and Senior Year

Let’s just get this out of the way: standardized testing is a drag, but it is required. So we pay for the study books, flash…

Op-Ed: Should We Write or Type Standardized Tests?

Op-Ed: Should We Write or Type Standardized Tests?

I’m just going to put my proposal out right away: Students composing handwritten essays (especially during the SAT) should be given the option to type…

You Are What You Eat: Food That Will Help You Ace the SAT’s

You Are What You Eat: Food That Will Help You Ace the SAT’s

So you’ve memorized the special properties of an isosceles triangle and you can use “deleterious” in your sleep. But getting yourself ready for the SAT…

How To (and How Not To) Share College News

How To (and How Not To) Share College News

One of the most difficult parts about the college admissions process is the issue of sharing. In a world where we share everything from our…

Friends: The Family You Can Choose

Friends: The Family You Can Choose

For most people, the first few things that come to mind when the words ‘high school’ are uttered are academic related things such as Grade…

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