2 01, 2018

How Can My Child Become a Better Test-Taker?

By | 2018-01-02T14:59:02+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

One of the most common concerns parents approach me with at Testive is that their child has never been a “good test-taker.” While their child may work hard, and fully understand the material they’re being tested on, they struggle with the test format, or freeze up with anxiety on test day. This is why [...]

7 12, 2017

What Should I Do the Night Before the SAT or ACT?

By | 2017-12-14T20:11:39+00:00 December 7th, 2017|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

As a Testive Coach, I not only guide students as they master the content of the SAT and/or ACT, I also advise them on how to approach the test with the best possible mindset. While the night before the test is generally considered “too late” to make substantial changes in test readiness, this is not [...]

6 06, 2017

5 SAT Tips for Success

By | 2017-12-01T21:55:38+00:00 June 6th, 2017|SAT|0 Comments

These SAT tips will help your child get started on test prep. Mastering the SAT can have a tremendous impact on your child’s life but it comes at a cost. Preparing for the SAT can be a stressful process for both children and parents. Prep is stressful for the test-taker because the stakes are high [...]

15 05, 2017

The Best Time to Take the SAT or ACT

By | 2017-12-04T04:53:37+00:00 May 15th, 2017|ACT, SAT|2 Comments

Get Your Testing Timeline What’s the best time to take the SAT? What about the ACT? There are seven SAT test dates and six ACT test dates throughout the calendar year. And colleges accept test scores from any test date, taken at any point in high school. So how [...]

9 03, 2017

Introduction to SAT Subject Tests: How to Plan for the SAT II

By | 2017-12-04T22:09:56+00:00 March 9th, 2017|SAT|0 Comments

If you’ve made your way to this article, you’ve at least heard of SAT Subject Tests, but you may not know much about them. SAT Subject Tests, also known as the SAT II's, are administered by the College Board (the same organization that provides the regular SAT.) They assess your ability to demonstrate critical thinking [...]

2 03, 2017

What is a Good SAT Score?

By | 2017-12-01T03:43:05+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|SAT|0 Comments

The short answer is this: a good SAT score is one that gets you into college. We’ll come back to this in detail and I’ll walk you through how to figure out what a good SAT score is for you. But first, here are some other ways of approaching this question: What is the [...]

25 01, 2017

ACT to SAT Conversion

By | 2017-11-30T22:09:52+00:00 January 25th, 2017|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

One of the questions we most commonly hear from students who have taken either the PSAT, the SAT, or the ACT (or even just a practice test for one of these tests) is “what would my score be on the [other test]?” I.e. How do I do an ACT to SAT conversion? To answer [...]