Study Tips

One Tip to Raise Your ACT Science Score

One Tip to Raise Your ACT Science Score

You have 40 questions to answer and only 35 minutes for the ACT Science section! Nico K. shares an important tip to get past the various distractions and answer each question efficiently.

Testing Answers as an ACT Math Strategy

Testing Answers as an ACT Math Strategy

One of the most powerful ACT Math strategies is also very simple in practice: testing answers. Dani shows us exactly how helpful this tip is during all standardized tests.

Reflection, Standardized Testing, & Shakespeare

Reflection, Standardized Testing, & Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s work not only improves your critical thinking ability for the ACT reading section, but also your ability to intentionally reflect on life. Ryan explains how taking the time to pause and reflect helps us pursue growth in all of our endeavors, personal and academic.

How to Reach Your Goals

How to Reach Your Goals

Practice makes perfect — we’re certain you’ve heard that one before. But how do you practice in a way that yields you real progress? You've got a million homework assignments to do -- how can you make sure you get them done? Adam shares some advice on reaching your goals, even the seemingly impossible ones.

The Colon and the Semicolon

The Colon and the Semicolon

The colon (:) and the semicolon (;) both appear very frequently on both the SAT and ACT grammar sections. However, they are not commonly used in everyday writing. But here’s some good news from Matthew: both pieces of punctation are very straightforward, and here’s why.

How to Avoid Procrastination

How to Avoid Procrastination

Procrastination is a monster that attacks everyone, which is why we need to teach ourselves how to overcome it. Here are the pathways Gabriel has developed to keep that procrastination monster at bay.

Cognitive Offloading is the Most Important Test Tip You Didn’t Know Existed

Cognitive Offloading is the Most Important Test Tip You Didn’t Know Existed

Your brain can only juggle so many things at once, which is why Jackie shares the importance of cognitive offloading! Whether it be lists or just writing your thoughts out, find out how this skill can ultimately benefit you while studying (and life).

Solving the Mysteries of Subject Tests

Solving the Mysteries of Subject Tests

The SAT Subject test has gone through several changes, from the test itself to how colleges use them. Jamie clarifies the importance of these tests and their place in the current academic landscape!

The Other Half of the Test, and How to Master It

The Other Half of the Test, and How to Master It

We all know there is a lot of material to learn on the path to mastering the SAT or ACT – formulas, grammar rules, reading strategies. But there is another skill to master: the mind game. Nico gives us the rundown on how to manage pacing, endurance, and fatigue - all essential parts on your mental performance!