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Should you register for the SAT and ACT during COVID

Should you register for the SAT and ACT during COVID

Recent developments concerning the SAT and ACT In mid-March this year, we were brought to an abrupt halt by the COVID-19 pandemic, including students who wanted to register for the SAT and ACT.  We are all having to learn to cope with a great deal of uncertainty in...

Is online tutoring worth the money?

Is online tutoring worth the money?

As a teacher, I’ve been skeptical of the role of technology in education, especially when it comes to online tutoring.  As a teacher, I used a computer to keep track of grades and create tests and worksheets.  However, when it came to delivering the instruction, I...

Video – No More Homework Battles

Video – No More Homework Battles

Check out this video where Heather Krey teams up with Learning Success to help parents and kids who are fighting nightly homework battles.  Sometimes homework causes kids so much frustration and anxiety that they are literally unable to concentrate.  How can they...

Podcast – Deciding between the SAT and ACT

Podcast – Deciding between the SAT and ACT

Heather Krey, the director of Test Prep for Success, made a guest appearance on Episode 86 of the Tests and the Rest podcast.  In this episode, Deciding Between the SAT and ACT (part 2), Mike, Amy, and Heather discuss these two college entrance exams and guide their...

What to do when a math question makes you panic

What to do when a math question makes you panic

A train leaves a station at 11:30 am heading west at a speed of 100 km per hour.  A second, high-speed train leaves the same station 2 hours later traveling 180 km per hour on a parallel track.  What time will it be when the second train passes the first train? Do...

Top 10 ways to raise your SAT and ACT English score

Top 10 ways to raise your SAT and ACT English score

Does your English score on the SAT or ACT need some help?  Keep reading for some actionable advice that will help you earn a score you can be proud of.  (In case you were wondering, it's absolutely okay that I ended the previous sentence with a preposition.) Which of...

What PSAT scores qualify for the National Merit Scholarship?

What PSAT scores qualify for the National Merit Scholarship?

With PSAT scores coming out in the near future, you might be wondering whether your PSAT scores will qualify for the National Merit Scholarship.  The PSAT offered in October of each year doubles as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), so if you did...

Glossary of SAT Math Terms

Glossary of SAT Math Terms

I’ve compiled a list of the most important vocabulary words for the SAT math section in this glossary. Keep it handy as you prep for the big test.

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