ACT & SAT Prep and College Admissions Blog

Mike S.

Recent Posts

Dealing with Difficult Reading Passages on the SAT and ACT

Posted by Mike S. on Fri, May 18, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

The SAT and the ACT are not designed to be fun tests. That’s probably really obvious to you already! These tests takes forever, have a billion questions, and will turn you into a zombie for the rest of your Saturday.

Read More

Topics: ACT study plan, SAT test, ACT test, SAT study plan, ACT prep, act reading, sat reading, sat prep

How a College Mindset Will Make You a Better College Candidate

Posted by Mike S. on Wed, Apr 11, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Many high-schoolers picture big lecture halls and pulling all-nighters with a pile of books in the library when the term college academics comes up. The fact of the matter is that few high schoolers have any idea what to expect from college, and end up pretty shocked for most of the first semester.

Read More

Topics: test prep strategies, study skills, applying to college, improve academic performance, college prep

Common Wrong Answer Choices on the SAT and ACT Reading

Posted by Mike S. on Fri, Apr 06, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Many to-be ACT and SAT takers absolutely dread the Reading section for a series of totally fair reasons. The passages can be mind-numbingly boring. Questions about tone and author’s purpose seem cruelly subjective. So many of the questions have various answer choices that seem fine.

Read More

Topics: ACT study plan, SAT test, ACT test, SAT study plan, ACT prep, act reading, sat reading, sat prep

Should You Answer SAT Questions in Order?

Posted by Mike S. on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 @ 11:35 AM

 

Read More

Topics: SAT, SAT test, SAT study help, SAT study plan, SAT writing