SAT vs ACT - Which One Should I Take? (Part 1)

Parents and students often wonder which test they should take. In this multi-part post, we’ll explore questions like: What are the similarities and differences between the two tests? Which test is “harder”? Will one test give me an advantage in college admissions? Read More

SAT vs ACT - Which One Should I Take? (Part 2)

In the first post, I discussed some of the differences between the SAT and ACT, and suggested you take a practice test for each. In this post, I want to talk about the SAT vs. ACT from my experience tutoring both tests. The main thing I want to say is this: Read More

Speed Reading for the SAT and ACT (and anything else)

If you’ve ever seen a world record speed reader flip pages, you know how amazing it can be. These speed readers appear to be riffling through a book, except with the comprehension of someone who spent hours poring over and studying the same material. While we may never reach those epic speeds of reading, there are many skills we can pick up from these award winning speed readers to help improve our test taking and study efficiency. Read More

The Rise of Online ACT Testing: Should You Take The Online Or In-Person ACT?

As the ACT increases in popularity, more and more students are focused on preparing exclusively for the ACT relative to the SAT to gain entrance to the nation’s top universities.

Now, there is also the option to take the ACT online in addition to in-person. Below we have researched and outlined some information for you about the new online testing format to help you decide whether to take the test online or in-person. Read More