Should I Take the SAT or the ACT?

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. Take eight hundred people. Put ’em in a park together. Ask them to stare at a single cloud. Ask them what it looks like. Do you think everyone will see the same thing? Of course not! You’ve heard it before, …

When to Guess on the SAT

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. Let me paint you a picture. You’re in the midst of taking the SAT and you’re on a roll. You’re breezin’ through the questions one by one (because you studied so hard!), when suddenly you encounter a question and… *gasp*…you …

Amazing College Prep Tips from Kim Reykdal, Olympia High School Career Counselor

[vc_column_text]Preparing for life after high school graduation can be a pretty intense process. If you’re going to college, you need to decide if you’re going to a two-year or four-year college. Then there are scholarships, loans, standardized tests, applications… agh! How do you start to make sense of it all? Luckily, we reached out to Kim Reykdal, the career and college …

5 Ways to Increase Your Speed on the SAT

Oh no! It’s time to take the SAT…how will you ever manage? Say it isn’t so! Hang on, hang on. What if I told you that the SAT actually isn’t anything to worry about? To be honest, you’d probably answer most of the questions correctly if you had unlimited time on the exam…but that’s the problem. …

7 SAT Grammar Rules You Should Know

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. So, you’re all ready to study for the SAT Writing Section. You grab a cup of tea, sit down at your desk, pull out your big grammar book, open it up to the table of contents…and realize there …