Sounding Out Grammar in the SAT and ACT

Friday, March 23, 2012 2:20:20 AM America/Chicago

One thing that will help improve your ability to detect incorrect grammar in a testing environment is to sound it out, either silently in your head, or mouthing out the words very quietly to yourself as you read it... Read More

What the ACT and SAT are Actually Testing

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3:51:38 PM America/Chicago

Here is an audio clip I posted on YouTube and as a podcast on iTunes, going in-depth on what the SAT and ACT are testing for. Of course this is useful for everyone but this particular series is geared toward parents. Hope it's helpful!

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How the ACT is Scored - Video

Sunday, March 11, 2012 1:54:29 AM America/Chicago

In this video, I give you an overview of how the ACT is scored and a couple tips to boost your scores using this information. Read More

The One Commandment of the SAT and ACT

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:55:18 AM America/Chicago

If the SAT or ACT had a rule book, that book would rest on a stone tablet. If you were to lift the book from the tablet, you would find a single commandment inscribed there... Read More

Warning: 5th Grade Math Can Kill Your Algebra Game

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:40:30 AM America/Chicago

A warning to anyone who is having some trouble with the math section of the SAT or ACT (or with high school math in general): Chances are your difficulties started far earlier than Algebra II or Geometry. Read More

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