Scoring to Win: SAT Scores and College Admissions

Scoring to Win: SAT Scores and College Admissions

Although, as discussed in my previous post, lots of big-name colleges are breaking rank and no longer requiring that students take the SAT or the ACT, these colleges remain exceptions to what is still very much a rule. Nearly all competitive universities in the U.S.,...
3 Basic Tips for SAT Prep

3 Basic Tips for SAT Prep

Over several years of watching and helping tens of thousands of students get through the SAT, I’ve learned that the three most helpful pieces of advice I can share are almost dismayingly simple…but very powerful. Start early! Practice makes perfect! Practice the right...
SAT: What is the Scholastic Aptitude Test?

SAT: What is the Scholastic Aptitude Test?

Although the SAT gets a lot of attention and everyone has heard a great deal about it, in my experience, I’ve discovered that too many students and their parents fundamentally misunderstand the nature of the test. So let’s start with some basics: What does the SAT...