The March SAT and April ACT have been cancelled due to COVID-19 and the health and safety of others. If you’re a junior and have had a set game plan, or were just planning on winging it as a start (we get it!), you might be a bit unsure as to how to even take… Read More SAT/ACT cancellations – How to work around and what you need to know
It is Saturday, and I am at school because it’s been a week filled with testing education AND it continues with today’s practice SAT and ACT exam. Now I’m sure the students currently testing aren’t reveling in the joy that is waking up on a Saturday and coming back to school. And come back for… Read More SAT-ACT: What, when, why and how does it factor in admissions?
Fall semester senior year is a space to tie up testing before your college applications. It can be difficult to know how to best finalize your testing. Do I take subject exams? Should I take the ACT one more time? When is the last test date I can take my exams in time for my… Read More How to know if you should consider more SAT/ACT testing in the Fall
College admission testing can seem like a beast. One entrance exam defining your future admissibility. But here’s the thing. It’s WAY in your head and I can help break down the mental blocks for some much needed clarity. Really. Contextually the exam is one academic piece of your application, not the entire. According to the… Read More SAT/ACT: Why College Admission Testing Really Isn’t that Scary
Dear students who just received their SAT scores, You may have logged into Collegeboard on your phone this morning or last night and saw a few numbers that held more meaning than the simple digits on the screen. You may have breathed a sigh of relief…or you may have felt your stomach drop. Drop because… Read More Your admissions testing do not define you…dear students…
I wrote a post on the SAT and test-taking tips, words of encouragement and the weight of the SAT. A student pointed out to me that it would only be fair to write one on the ACT…and he was correct! So here it goes… To all of my students who have set their alarm to… Read More Tomorrow’s ACT and a few words of advice