31 12, 2015

Testive’s SAT/ACT Prep Products: FREE Software & Coaching

By | 2015-12-31T09:00:12+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

Did you know that Testive offers two products for SAT and ACT prep? In this video, Student Success Advisor Molly Schuh explains the two types of prep products Testive offers: our FREE adaptive software and our effective Coaching program. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Hi, my name’s Molly and I’m a Student Success Advisor here at Testive. I’m [...]

13 10, 2015

SAT Guide for The New SAT Test

By | 2017-08-14T19:15:24+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

There’s been a lot of talk in the test prep world about the redesigned SAT and how much it’s turning into the ACT test. Here’s a SAT guide that will help you understand the test and how it impacts your child’s college application process. How is the New SAT Structured? The new SAT test is [...]

1 09, 2015

SAT Questions: Analytical Breakdown

By | 2015-09-01T09:07:05+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Other Posts|2 Comments

NEW SAT ACADEMY: Lesson 12 Testive Coach Ben Flores dug deep to really analyze the types of questions that are going to be on the NEW SAT. Here's the result of all of his hard work.  In many ways, preparing for the NEW SAT follows the same process as preparing for any other standardized test—you need to review the [...]

16 07, 2015

SAT: Evidence-Based Writing, Essay & NEW PSAT

By | 2017-08-14T19:16:47+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

NEW SAT ACADEMY: Lesson 11 Testive Head of Learning, John LaPlante, walks us through sample questions from the Evidence-Based Writing section, provides insight on the essay, and shares what Testive is planning for the NEW SAT & NEW PSAT in coming months. Evidence-Based Writing Overview The College Board has changed the writing section quite significantly—it now looks [...]

2 07, 2015

SAT: Evidence-Based Reading & Math Sections

By | 2017-08-14T19:33:14+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

NEW SAT ACADEMY: Lesson 10 Get a closer look at the Evidence-Based Reading and Math sections of the NEW SAT as Testive Coach, Ben Flores, provides commentary on some sample problems and tips on how you can prepare for them. Evidence Based Reading Overview One of the biggest (and most welcome) changes to the New SAT [...]

18 06, 2015

SAT: Advice from College Admissions

By | 2015-06-18T01:00:11+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

NEW SAT ACADEMY: Lesson 9 Are college admissions counselors prepared for the NEW SAT? Kirk Daulerio from AdmitHub chimes in on this important topic. How do you think the NEW SAT will affect the college application process? Tough to say. I think it will take a few years of research on the part of colleges. [...]

4 06, 2015

SAT: Guidance from Guidance Counselors

By | 2015-06-04T01:00:36+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

NEW SAT ACADEMY: Lesson 8 Sarah Newlin, Testive’s Guidance Counselor Outreach Consultant, explores how guidance counselors are preparing for the NEW SAT and what advice they’ll be giving parents and students. So, what are guidance counselors saying to their students about the NEW SAT? In truth, not all that much just yet. Most are still [...]

21 05, 2015

When & How to Prep for the NEW SAT

By | 2015-05-21T01:00:51+00:00 May 21st, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

NEW SAT Academy: Lesson 7 Testive’s Student Success Advisor, Andrea Schlageter, explains best practices for preparing for the NEW SAT and how Testive can help students achieve their goals. When should a student start prepping for the NEW SAT? Students should figure out when they think they have 100 hours of sat prep time before [...]

7 05, 2015

NEW SAT: A Teacher’s Perspective

By | 2015-05-07T01:00:36+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Other Posts|0 Comments

NEW SAT Academy: Lesson 6 Math teacher and Testive Coach, Brian Skeffington, talks about how the NEW SAT is better-aligned with the Common Core curriculum and how that will affect students. From a teachers point of view, the College Board’s newly designed SAT is long overdue. While the old sat test was designed to assess a [...]

9 04, 2015

Should Students Take the SAT or ACT?

By | 2017-07-31T04:18:42+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Articles|1 Comment

Many high school students and their parents agonize over the decision of whether they should take the SAT or ACT Exam. While it can seem a bit intimidating, there’s no need to be get overwhelmed by this decision. Common questions about SAT vs ACT What does each test measure? Does one test favor a certain type [...]