While many of us have come to favor mechanical pencils over traditional wooden ones, we can’t abandon those classic yellow Ticonderogas just yet. Both the College Board and ACT, Inc. require that test takers use the standard No. 2: SAT: Use a No. 2 pencil and a soft eraser. Do not use a pen or
A new year means 52 full weeks to get ready for the big tests in your life. With frigid winter temps driving most of us indoors, now is the perfect time to put in the work necessary to ace the SAT and ACT in time for the warmer months. Will you be test ready? Many
In a world of uncertainty and subjectivity, one objective, undeniable truth stands out: better takes practice. What athlete or artist would deny this? Yet, we sometimes hesitate to apply obvious lessons to stressful situations. How else to explain how many students take important and challenging tests like the SAT and ACT with no preparation whatsoever?
Author Neal Shusterman commented that the measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end. This quote would definitely resonate with your average high schooler, especially the reference to tests and suffering! But standardized test season begins in earnest once school starts, and
If you know anything about Chariot Learning, you know that we love practice tests. A quick scan of our Events Calendar reveals one common element for our many, many proctored practice SAT & ACT exams: no matter where we run these tests, they are held in the morning. But why? Because the official SAT and
We at Chariot Learning administer a lot of practice tests throughout the greater Rochester area. A LOT of tests. During some busy weekends, we may run 3 or more at different schools, libraries, and other locations. I actually proctor many of these tests myself as a way of meeting students and observing trends. One trend
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