9 Tips to Avoid Scholarship Scams

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Technology has become very integrated in our lives today. The majority of us are dependent on our phones, computers, or both. Students today use technology in the classroom, at home, and on-the-go for both schoolwork and entertainment. If you are reading this blog right now, you can see how technology plays …

How to Guess on the SAT and ACT

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Like most exams, although SAT and ACT test you on what you know, there is also an element of time. For many of us, unlimited time on a test would give us the chance to thoroughly answer each question the way we wanted to… but because standardized testing times aren’t unlimited, …

3 Reasons STEM Students Should Take the ACT

Co-authored by Renae Hintze The majority of colleges will accept either SAT or ACT scores… Sooo should you take the ACT? The answer is not a simple yes or no for every student, but if you’re looking to have a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math) the answer is YES! 1. The ACT …

Should I Take the ACT with Writing?

Co-authored by Renae Hintze The ACT writing portion is optional. I know what you’re thinking — what exactly does “optional” mean? Optional as in… you won’t stand out if you DON’T take it? Optional as in: It’s in your best interest to skip it? OR, does it really just not matter either way? Here’s a …

The New SAT vs. ACT

The new 2016 SAT is hopefully old news to you by now. But with all the articles out there giving you comparisons between the SAT and ACT, I bet you’d like to see something a little more visually appealing… liiike an infographic?  We re-vamped our SAT vs ACT infographic from this past February – just for …