Tens of thousands of students a year prep for the SAT & ACT through programs Mike Bergin created or organized. After over 20 years of intensive experience in the industry, he knows what works in test prep and what doesn’t. Mike founded Chariot Learning in 2009 to deliver on the promise of what truly transformative, individualized education can and should be.
Anyone who has met me is well aware of how proud I am to have been born and raised in The Bronx. But just about ten years ago, my wife and I had to decide where our children were going to grow up and the Boogie Down did not make the cut. Instead, through some
Have you ever observed someone whose excellence seemed effortless? You may not imagine yourself in this category, but we exhibit moments of effortless excellence all the time. Consider a task as simple as driving. When we first learn how to drive, the entire process seems bewilderingly challenging. I learned to drive in midtown Manhattan during
Poll a random sample of college admissions officers, high school students, and test prep professionals on just about any issue, and you’ll likely encounter a lot of divergent ideas. On one issue, however, we all tend to agree: The SAT and ACT essays are a waste. These essays are a waste of time, adding nearly
With Spring Break behind us, the school year enters its last leg. Between you and the finish line, however, lies a gauntlet of exams, assignments, and challenges. Get psyched to finish strong! To get you motivated, here are some of our favorite recent inspirational tips from the awesome new Chariot Learning Instagram page…
April 04, 2018 by Mike Bergin
Every season, Chariot Learning administers practice SATs and ACTs to hundreds of high schoolers at libraries, schools, and other facilities. The dedication these teens (generally) show impresses me every time. Yet only recently did I realize the opportunity in front of us: why not ask these teens why they’re giving up a precious weekend morning
If the path to your best test scores involves a chain of critical events from lessons to practice tests to the real thing, then proctors may well be the weakest link in that chain. Exams like the SAT and ACT practically define the word “standardized” in nearly every dimension. Yet, the actual administration of these