13 06, 2018

November SAT

By | 2018-06-13T17:35:33+00:00 June 13th, 2018|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

Should I Take the November SAT? The SAT is a critical part of your student’s college application. Earning a great score can boost their resume, while scoring below expectations might call for a retake. Test prep is fundamental to success on the SAT, but thoughtful planning can make the entire process [...]

13 06, 2018

October SAT

By | 2018-06-13T17:19:55+00:00 June 13th, 2018|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

Should My Child Take the October SAT? The SAT is a critical part of your student’s college application. Hitting his target score can boost their academic file for admissions officers, while results that fall below expectations might call for a retake. While prep is fundamental to success on the SAT, smart [...]

13 06, 2018

August SAT

By | 2018-06-13T16:11:10+00:00 June 13th, 2018|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

As you probably know, the SAT is an essential component of your student’s college application. A competitive score can boost their academic credentials, while results that don’t reflect their abilities may necessitate a retake. While prep is essential to success on the SAT, planning ahead can also reduce stress and make [...]

3 05, 2018

Does your state require the SAT or ACT?

By | 2018-05-09T19:27:51+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|ACT, SAT|0 Comments

Confused by state-administered SATs/ACTs? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, you’ll find information about the tests themselves, how they affect the college admissions process, and how your child should prepare for them. After reading this post, you’ll understand how to approach state-administered SATs and ACTs and how to [...]

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 | 2018-05-21T13:59:04+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 [...]