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An ACT State of Mind...

By Suchi Rudra VasquezFebruary 4, 2010
Okay, so the big bad ACT is coming up on Saturday. You're still trying to get back into the swing of things after winter break, and it's hard to prepare for the test when you're busy acclimating yourself to a new semester: new schedule, new ... More  →
An ACT State of Mind...

I'm Not Ready for Winter Break to Be Over

By Suchi Rudra VasquezJanuary 15, 2010
Winter break is now two weeks behind us and some of you might still be finding it difficult to get back into the study groove. For those of you taking the SAT in a couple of weeks, this lack of motivation has the potential to ... More  →
I'm Not Ready for Winter Break to Be Over

I Hate Grammar

By Suchi Rudra VasquezJanuary 4, 2010
Do you really need to know every one of the gazillion rules of grammar to score well on the Writing section of the SAT? Not necessarily. But you do need to know the rules that will be covered on the test. If you do a few ... More  →
I Hate Grammar

Winter Break! Time to Study!

By Suchi Rudra VasquezDecember 11, 2009
What a great time of year! You just got through with Thanksgiving break, and now you're about to indulge in two weeks or more away from classrooms and cafeteria food. Best of all, you'll spend that time off collecting presents and feasting on cookies with ... More  →
Winter Break! Time to Study!

SAT Stocking Stuffers

By Suchi Rudra VasquezDecember 7, 2009
Be a thoughtful friend this Christmas and give your friends the gift of SAT relief! Here are some stocking stuffer ideas that you can use to help ease the pain and paper cuts on that long road to the SAT. Chocolates. Some experts believe ... More  →
SAT Stocking Stuffers

Facebooking the SAT

By Suchi Rudra VasquezDecember 3, 2009
When's the last time a friend invited you to join their SAT Facebook Group? Our guess is never, but integrating your SAT prep into something that you already look at dozens of times a day (or hour) might not be such a bad idea. And ... More  →
Facebooking the SAT

Giving Thanks to the SAT

By Suchi Rudra VasquezNovember 25, 2009
When our forefathers conceived of Thanksgiving, they envisioned a day when everyone could get together and celebrate the things they are grateful for. They obviously did not mean the SAT. But since we all have to grapple with this test at some point, we decided ... More  →
Giving Thanks to the SAT

Turkey, Football, and ACT Prep

By Suchi Rudra VasquezNovember 24, 2009
Ah, Thanksgiving break. Time to hang with the family, eat some turkey, take a nap, eat more turkey, shop till you drop, replenish you energy with a turkey sandwich, study for the ACT, snack on some chips and turkey dip, watch a football game, eat ... More  →
Turkey, Football, and ACT Prep

Don't Fear SAT Math

By Suchi Rudra VasquezNovember 23, 2009
For some students,the SAT Math section conjures up a unique mixture of dread and hopelessness. Oh, math, that four-letter word. If you live in constant fear that the Math section will drag down your score, you're certainly not alone. But there's hope! You can beat ... More  →
Don't Fear SAT Math

The Pros and Cons of Group and Solo Studying

By Suchi Rudra VasquezNovember 16, 2009
Should you study in a group, or should you study alone? It's a tricky question when it comes to prepping for the SAT or ACT. After all, participating in a study group can be a great way to stay motivated, get your questions answered, and ... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Group and Solo Studying