Spring, according to the great Robin Williams, is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” The gray of winter gradually gives way to green shoots, blue skies, and a rainbow of blossoms celebrating new life. Then summer comes, and everyone complains about the heat! But spring means more to the average high school student than just
“Time is an illusion,” asserts writer Stefan Emunds, “timing is an art.” Anyone facing a hard deadline might dispute the former, but who could argue against the latter? Timing is an art that allows its masters to accomplish great tasks with maximum success and minimal stress. High stakes tests like the SAT and ACT exemplify
If you’re planning on taking the SAT or ACT in 2018, you’re in luck; tests are offered almost every month of the academic year and even during the summer. Picking the right date—and prepping for it–demands advance planning. But failure to plan typically leads to lots of stress and minimal success. So which test dates
We often hear from parents (and sometimes even students) wondering what can be done ahead of time to prepare for the SAT & ACT. In these cases, “ahead of time” is measured not in months but in years. Since preparation and planning go hand in hand, such early ambition deserves praise along with prudent advice.
For high schoolers, the academic year roars in with early opportunities to take the SAT & ACT. With the addition of an awesome August SAT administration, October no longer serves as the first chance to take either test. However, the month of fall foliage and Halloween treats is still one of the best times to
The traditional academic year spanning from around Labor Day to well past Memorial Day feels like a marathon designed to test the endurance and focus of any participant (students and teachers alike!) Today’s high schoolers juggle so many academic, extracurricular, volunteer, family, social, and even work commitments that every hour in a week becomes scheduled