Stay focused when you study: 10 apps

Co-Authored by Renae Hintze IF you stopped to read this first sentence here, it probably took you around 4-6 seconds. What’re you doing now? Did you open another tab on your computer? Did you check your phone? Did you look at something else in the room, or start a conversation with your roommate? According to …

10 No-Calculator Tips for SAT Math

Co-authored by Renae Hintze You’re sitting in class when your teacher asks “What is 168 divided by 34?” In a matter of seconds a couple students whip out their handy calculators… it’s almost a race. But you have the upper hand! Your calculator is sitting right on top of your desk. Before anyone else can, …

Top 7 Ways to Help Your Teen Prepare for the SAT

Have you heard? The SAT got a makeover in March of 2016. Hello, “New SAT”! Parents and students are asking us questions all the time like: – How important is the SAT? – What’s a good SAT score now?  [It’s out of 1600 again, by the way] – Can I get into Berkeley with a 1200? …

Should I Take the SAT Essay?

  Co-authored by Renae Hintze If you saw our infographic blog that explains what’s different on the new SAT, then you know by now that the SAT portion is now optional. You do not HAVE to take it. But, it’s still there. So what’s the deal? Do you take it or no??  Here’s a breakdown …