Entries by Shane

What do you do when you get your PSAT scores back?

If you’re a sophomore or freshman, you’re going to use the scores very differently than if you’re a junior. For Juniors, the PSAT score is a fantastic way to look at exactly what you need to work on before that test. For sophomores, it’s going to tell you exactly what to work on before you take the test as juniors.

Should you take the SAT or the ACT?

“Should I take the SAT or ACT?” It’s by far the most frequent question we get asked. That makes sense. It’s also the most important question to answer. Before the SAT changed in 2016, the logic was to take each test once, see which one you did better on, then focus on that test. Logically […]

What happened with the June 2018 SAT?

If you have a Junior or Senior in your house who took the June 2018 SAT, you might have had to deal with some tears on the morning of July 11th. If you’ve been investing time and money into test prep, you might have felt a little frustrated by the result. Thousands of students sat […]

5 key questions to answer for your test prep plan

You know you’re going to have to take an SAT or ACT at some point. Even with more schools deciding on test-optional admissions, you would still want a score to see if it gave you an advantage. Keep in mind the role of test scores for most schools. In an era of grade inflation for […]