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Dear Students and Families of Test Prep for Success,   By now, you’ve probably heard Governor Wolf’s announcement that all PA schools will be closed for the next 10 business days.  Test Prep for Success will be closing our physical facility as well, starting...

COVID-19 Update

As I’m sure you’re aware, our country is in the midst of dealing with and preparing for the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  To the best of my knowledge, none of the students or staff at TP4S has tested positive for the coronavirus.  Still, I want to assure you that...

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...

Answers to Vocabulary Challenge

Answers to Vocabulary Challenge

Did you try the Vocabulary Challenge on our social media accounts? Here are the answers! 1.) Satiate- D: To satisfy 2.) Salutation- C: A greeting 3.) Hypothetical- B: Assumed true, but unproven 4.) Iconoclast- A: One who attacks common beliefs or institutions 5.)...

Answers to Vocabulary Challenge

Answers to Vocabulary Challenge

Did you try the Vocabulary Challenge on our social media accounts? Here are the answers! 1.) Kohl- E: An ancient eye cosmetic 2.) Duat- B: The realm of the dead 3.) Ankh- A: Egyptian symbol of eternal life 4.) Hieroglyphics- C: Writing system of ancient Egypt 5.)...

Answers to Vocabulary Challenge

Answers to Vocabulary Challenge

Did you try the Vocabulary Challenge on our social media accounts? Here are the answers! 1.) Wizened- A: Dry, shrunken, wrinkled 2.) Plethora- C: An abundance or excess 3.) Laceration- E: A cut or tear 4.) Ennui- B: Boredom, wisdom 5.) Epitome- D: A perfect example or...

Answers to the Vocabulary Challenge

Answers to the Vocabulary Challenge

Did you try the Vocabulary Challenge on our social media accounts? Here are the answers! 1.) Sanguine- D: Optimistic, cheerful 2.) Potable- E: Suitable for drinking 3.) Litigant- A: Someone engaging in a lawsuit 4.) Dispatch- B: To send off to accomplish a duty 5.)...

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...