3 Benefits and Drawbacks of Getting a Personal Test Prep Tutor

3 Benefits and Drawbacks of Getting a Personal Test Prep Tutor

There are many options when it comes to preparing for standardized tests. You can study on your own or in a group, or take a…

My Late Revelation on the Truth About SAT Prep

My Late Revelation on the Truth About SAT Prep

As college students, most of us have a collective past: standardized testing. I paid my dues to SAT and the mental baggage of test prep…

8 Helpful SAT and ACT Guide Books

8 Helpful SAT and ACT Guide Books

Over the course of the last couple years, The Prospect has discussed many helpful standardized testing books and guides. I wanted to touch on some…

5 Things You Need to Know About Tackling the New SAT

5 Things You Need to Know About Tackling the New SAT

With the ACT gaining traction as one of the two standardized tests required of most students who look forward to gaining college admittance, it’s no…

4 Considerations When Deciding Whether to Take the SAT or ACT

4 Considerations When Deciding Whether to Take the SAT or ACT

When people started talking about the SAT and the ACT around my school, I panicked. I heard different rumors about how a certain test was…

10 Tips for a Non-Science Person to Rock the ACT Science Section

10 Tips for a Non-Science Person to Rock the ACT Science Section

It’s the final boss of the ACT. The last hurdle before you finally get to leave nearly four hours after the test began. It’s the…

7 Ways the New SAT Is Different From the Old SAT

7 Ways the New SAT Is Different From the Old SAT

Yes, the rumors are true. In 2016, high school students will be taking a completely redesigned version of the SAT. If you are a student…

A 7-Day Plan for Studying for the SAT

A 7-Day Plan for Studying for the SAT

Oh no! You just realized that thanks to procrastination you are now a week away from the SAT and haven’t even cracked open the 10…

Op-Ed: Why I Believe SAT/ACT Coaching Classes Are Unnecessary

Op-Ed: Why I Believe SAT/ACT Coaching Classes Are Unnecessary

One of the most common parts of the college application process, the SAT/ACT are required by most colleges for admission. The importance of such a…

4 Reasons Why Your Local Library Is Awesome

4 Reasons Why Your Local Library Is Awesome

Somewhere in between discovering electricity and inventing bifocals, Benjamin Franklin blessed the world another ingenious creations: the public library. Since then, libraries have served as both community centers for hundreds…

The Dangers of Pride in Standardized Testing Scores

The Dangers of Pride in Standardized Testing Scores

Let me tell you that my performance on the SAT was actually prophesied several thousand years ago. It’s right there in Proverbs 16:18: “pride goes before destruction,…

Conquering the Critical Reading Section: Just Read

Conquering the Critical Reading Section: Just Read

The blaring light from the table lamp spreads across the pages of one of those SAT Ultimate Guides filled with endless drills and timed practices. Many…

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