What is Score Choice?

So your student has finally taken their SAT. After studying for hours on end, memorizing what seemed like 10 million vocabulary words, and computing the area of triangle after triangle after triangle, they’re finally done! Well, almost. Now they’ve got to figure out what to do with their SAT scores! Should they send them? Where do …

The 4 Types of Math You’ll See on the SAT

If you’re getting ready to take the SAT…chances are, you’re a little nervous about the math section. And it’s probably just because you’re not really sure what’s coming. Will I have to do calculus? Will I need a protractor? Will I have to use pi??? But like any good warrior–or high school student–knows, half the battle …

5 Necessary Steps to Prepare for the SAT

What if you could score in the top 95% on the SAT? Well, I’m here to tell you how you can. If you’re reading this right now, you probably have a million questions about the SAT running through your mind. How hard is the SAT? How important is it? What do I need to know? …

The WHY, WHEN, and WHAT of the SAT

So you’ve probably heard about the SAT a few times now, and you’ve been told you should take it seriously. But why, when, and what does it entail? Teachers and parents keep telling you how important this exam is for your future…but you probably have no clue where to start or even why you should start. …

Jill McEldowney and Cathy Henry – What’s in Your Pocket?

Blogger duo and proud teachers Jill McEldowney and Cathy Henry have their fair share of hilarious teaching stories. And coincidentally, they both happen to have had students who’ve carried around some…interesting items in their pockets. Let’s start with Jill. It was only Jill’s 2nd year of teaching. Jill, being the teacher of a rather rambunctious …

10 SAT Tips You Probably Don’t Know About

You’ve heard it all before, right? In order to achieve a great SAT score you must be diligent, buy all the right books, know all the right strategies, and… eat candy? That’s right! It turns out it’s going to take a little bit more than some books and a tutor to get that perfect score. …

What is Covered in the SAT Critical Reading Section?

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. Let’s be real—your student probably moans and groans when they hear the words “Critical Reading.” Who would blame them? After all, the Critical Reading Section is arguably one of the drier sections of the test! The vocabulary words and the passages …

Joanne Jacobs – Alphabetical Order

When Joanne Jacobs reads, she dives into the book and tunes out the rest of the world. In grade school, she read a book a day, sometimes more. She liked fantasy, adventure, history, biographies . . . When she’d read almost everything in the school library, she went on to science fiction and sports, which …