Category Archives: ACT

How to Find a Good Test Prep Tutor

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Fancy diplomas, perfect SAT/ACT scores, carrying oneself with an air of pretension…these things sometimes impress people who are looking for a good test prep tutor. But they shouldn’t. When it comes to prep tutoring, there’s really only one thing that matters – results. Assuming of course that the tutor is ethical and not a bummer to work with, all you… Read more »

Test Prep Mistakes: Fancy Pants Syndrome

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Today I want to address another problem that limits people’s scores, and that I see all too frequently with high achieving students. If that describes you (or your kid) today’s message is meant especially for you. But before I get into that, I want to ask you a couple questions: 1) How many spots do you think are open each… Read more »

Costly Test Prep Mistakes: Churn & Burn

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One common mistake I see people make with ACT and SAT prep is burning through official practice exams far too quickly. Don’t do it! You should take one full, timed official practice test (notice I said *official*) to establish a baseline before starting prep. However, you only need to burn one test for this purpose. It’s a waste to take… Read more »