Study Spotlight: Brain Food

I’ll be the first to admit that when I’m stressed, the first thing I reach for are the sugary, processed, carb-laden foods that can give me that immediate high and energy boost. But later, when my energy level suddenly crashes, I’m left unable to concentrate, grumpy and irritable, and with total regret. What we eat has a surprising impact on how effectively we study. Here are some of the things I’ve learned along the way concerning what to eat while studying: Read More

Calculate Percentages In Your Head

Use these tips below to quickly calculate percentages like tip, all without a calculator! Read More

Eyes To Blame For Grades?

Are your eyes the reason for your less than stellar grades? Read More

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