Another F R E E gift for my subscribers

Students and parents, head on over to our free, safe ACT Support Network site featuring lots of free resources and weekly motivation to stay on the ACT or SAT prep track even though the tests have been pushed back. I have just uploaded an amazing free gift of DELTAMATH. Students cannot access this without aContinue reading “Another F R E E gift for my subscribers”

Free mindfulness app for educators

Take a break and relax Smiling Mind –  FREE! Thrive Inside is a special COVID-19 initiative to help you stay calm and healthy in the physical constraints of your home,  while remaining calm and healthy inside your mind. Headspace for K-12 Educators – FREE! Long, stressful days happen to everyone. You need time every dayContinue reading “Free mindfulness app for educators”

Do Not Read the Directions on the ACT

When you have spent time preparing for the ACT, you will know what the directions are. They will not change between now and when you take the test, so you do not have to spend time re-reading directions you have already read with your tutor. Also, ask your tutor if you should even follow theContinue reading “Do Not Read the Directions on the ACT”

How the ACT is different than other tests.

Multiple choice tests are not all alike. Let’s talk about the way that the ACT works and test taking hygiene. Now they’ve taught us how to wash our hands: you’ve got to take the whole 20 seconds. Test taking hygiene is the same. Always read every answer, because they put in distractors. The test writersContinue reading “How the ACT is different than other tests.”

Don’t write your essay about Coronavirus

This post isn’t so much about ACT Prep as it is about college applications. I’m going to make my advice simple: do not write your application essay about Coronavirus if you want to stand out. Everyone will be writing about how they coped with school closures and anxiety. Now, if you are doing something amazingContinue reading “Don’t write your essay about Coronavirus”