I hate to be the bearer of sad news, but Advanced Placement exams are approaching the high school community. In a matter of days, they will already have reached their destination. I’m sure there are some students who have already … Continue reading
Category Archives: Test Prep
You’ve been stressing out about that test for a while…that is until you heard it was going to be open note (or open book). With all the resources you have on hand, what could be easier? Well, watch out—it might … Continue reading
Can ‘Om’ lead to Om-azing test scores? Noodle explores meditation’s effect on cognitive performance.
If a teacher or professor catches you in class with your eyes closed, you can tell him or her that you’re just preparing for the next big test, as recent studies at the University of California Santa Barbara have shown … Continue reading
Check out this infographic on study skills from Boundless. Where do you fall? Are you Old School? Medium Maven? Or Digi-Genius?
Summer is a fantastic opportunity to expand your horizons, learn new skills, have fun and make unbelievable memories to last a lifetime. Making a decision about how to choose a summer path might be downright daunting. There are so many … Continue reading
This might be the biggest whopper of them all! A College Board essay grader has between one and two minutes to look at your essay—and they are paid by the essay—and that means your essay is no more valuable or … Continue reading
This is completely false, and in fact, it can often times be the opposite situation. The SAT tests tricky, straightforward math and covers the following math subject areas: Arithmetic Geometry Algebra Algebra II (but only on the hardest problems!) In … Continue reading
Yup, this one is true! Remember what we said earlier? You receive -1/4 of a point for every question you get wrong. Therefore, for every four you get wrong, you need to get at least one question right to cancel … Continue reading
This proves true in AP calculus because that last question on your test is worth 20 points and requires 17 steps to solve. Not true for the SAT or for most standardized tests. Every question on the SAT follows the … Continue reading
Do you really want the fate of where you go to college into to fall on blind guessing? I didn’t think so. Once upon a time, there was truth in this statement. Prior to 2000, the answer choice “C” did … Continue reading