Testing Tips

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!

Tips for Succeeding on the Spanish Subject Test

Tips for Succeeding on the Spanish Subject Test

The SAT Subject Test in Spanish requires a lot of attention to detail, especially when it comes to grammar topics like pronouns and irregular conjugations. Cosmo breaks down some Spanish essentials to help you for the test!

6 Math Formulas to Know Before Taking the ACT

6 Math Formulas to Know Before Taking the ACT

For many, the ACT math section feels like the final frontier on the journey to their dream score. So for your adventure, here are the top six formulas Jacob thinks you should know before the ACT!

Why Reading Will Benefit You When Applying to College & Beyond

Why Reading Will Benefit You When Applying to College & Beyond

In one way, we are always reading — texts, posts, all kinds of social media always appearing on our phones. But Fausto cannot place enough emphasis on the importance of reading from a book or article, and here’s why:

5 Things You Need to Know Before Taking the ACT Science Section

5 Things You Need to Know Before Taking the ACT Science Section

The ACT Science section can be intimidating. Its structure and content are a mystery to a lot of people - especially at first. Julian shares some good pointers to that will help bring you to your score’s full potential!

How to Reduce Your Testing Anxiety

How to Reduce Your Testing Anxiety

What if we told you that you can improve your performance on any test and reduce test-related stress and anxiety in as little as 30 seconds? Fortunately, this is possible, and Jeremy explains that it’s all through mindfulness.

Advice for the ACT Reading Section

Advice for the ACT Reading Section

In his last post, Andrew provided some useful tips for the SAT Reading section. To balance things out a bit, I want to offer some advice for the ACT Reading section, where the time pressure (40 questions in 35 minutes!) is even greater than on the SAT.

Three Tips for the SAT Reading Section That Will Help You in College, Too

Three Tips for the SAT Reading Section That Will Help You in College, Too

When the College Board redesigned the SAT in 2016, the reading section got a big overhaul. The new SAT doesn't just test the kind of texts you've seen in high school, but also texts that resemble what you might see in college. That being said, here are three tips for the SAT reading section that will help you in college, too.

No Time, Time Management Techniques

No Time, Time Management Techniques

Although you have the best intentions, sometimes there isn’t enough time in the day and the next thing you know, the ACT or SAT is two weeks away. Sean shares some advice on how to manage your time!