Knowledge is the best weapon


No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man once said, “Know your enemy.”

Fortunately, we’ve been doing this for a while now, so we know a few things—almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at [email protected] and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.


College Board cancels Subject Tests; millions rejoice

Despite the hopes of many, all of the world’s problems were not immediately solved when the calendar flipped from 2020 to 2021. It’s fair to say, however, that signs point to the fact that things are at least heading in a more encouraging direction: College Board has announced that Subject Tests are finally dead.
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Applying for SAT Testing Accommodations

The SAT tries to even the playing field for students with documented disabilities by providing a variety of SAT testing accommodations. The most common one is extended time (or extra time), but there are many others to fit the needs …

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2021 SAT Test Dates and Deadlines

If you’re getting ready to prepare for the SAT, one of the first things you should consider is when to actually test. Although all test dates are created equal, you should consider your own circumstances when planning which 2021 SAT …

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ACT Testing Accommodations: An Intro

The ACT offers an array of options for students who qualify for testing accommodations. In this post, we'll run through some of the most common accommodations on the ACT and then go over how to apply for them. Let's dive in.
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