The most important part of your summer test prep may seem obvious, but it’s essential: Make sure your students sign up for the summer SAT or ACT. This year, there are two ACT tests with summer registration deadlines and only a single summer SAT offering.Read More
This article contains some very important information about the Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition. It also contains a bunch of goofy nonsense that I think you’ll enjoy. However, if you’re only here for the important information, then you should really consider skipping directly to the TL;DR section at the bottom. That’s where you’ll find a list that may save you a lot of work and heartache. You’re welcome!Read More
Whether you are a kid or an adult, there’s a certain excitement that starts to churn as December nears its end and the prospect of some well-deserved time off comes closer. That said, there is so much preparation and excitement baked into a long winter break away from school and work.
However, lost in all the shuffle is the reality that successful test prep can’t take time off. Growth requires sustained effort and attention - especially when it comes to the SATs and ACTs.Read More
Whether you’re full of holiday cheer or feeling a bit Grinchy, there’s no denying that November and December will undoubtedly be busy. There’s family, travel, shopping, feasting, and festivities all competing for a finite amount of focus and attention. It is in these moments that it can be easy for both students and tutors to take their eyes off the ball when it comes to keeping pace with test prep goals.Read More
The average college-bound high school student takes the SAT two or three times. That said, many students take only one swing while others choose to retake the test four, five, or more times.
So what’s the sweet spot? How many times should a student take the SAT?Read More
These final two tips focus more on the actual writing process itself. This is an area where too little help could result in a weak, error-ridden submission. Conversely, too much help could raise concerns that the applicant’s essay is actually the work of someone else.
So how do you toe the line between too much and too little?Read More
The essay is one of the most important pieces of a successful college application. It is also one of the only opportunities students have to put a personal and descriptive touch on their candidacies.
As such, the college essay can also be one of the most challenging and stressful steps in applying to college. Ensuring that you can effectively support a student through the college essay writing process is an invaluable resource to be able to offer to your clients.Read More
From the earliest attempts to rank students, most reasonable people have viewed standardized tests as something of a necessary evil in college admissions. Has that begun to change?Read More
With a successful October test, College Board seems to have put a series of summer blunders behind them. Even so, the fallout from this summer’s events may have ripple effects throughout the industry. Is your test prep business ready to answer questions from parents and students?Read More
The ACT Mathematics Test covers a broad range of high school math concepts. However, the test itself does not supply much help along the way. Most notably, there is no sheet of math formulas provided. So there's no way around it; a student's test prep process must include memorizing formulas.Read More
Sixty questions of increasing difficulty. Sixty minutes. The ACT Mathematics Test leaves very little leeway for wasted time. With an average of only one minute per problem, every second counts!
The ACT’s format can actually be net positive for students who know how to take advantage of it. Test prep tutors equipped with a comprehensive test prep curriculum and some targeted strategies can ensure students walk into their test centers ready to do their best and outperform their less-prepared peers.Read More
Summer test prep has its challenges. That said, the ACT and SAT summer test dates provide great opportunities for tutoring companies to market summer courses. Is your company taking advantage? Clear Choice Test Prep can help you and your tutors to deliver an exceptional test prep experience.Read More
The folks at ACT have released what they're calling the 2018|2019 ACT Practice Test. Test prep gurus and professional tutors of all sorts have seen this play out enough times to know that "new" content from the ACT isn't generally new. So what's the deal with ACT 1874FPRE? Where can you download a PDF of the new ACT practice test? And how should you use it with your students?Read More
The modern in-home tutor must be ready for anything. In this post we help you pack your tutor "go bag" with everything you need to deliver exceptional tutoring. And if you're a test prep tutor, then be sure to remember your custom-branded test prep workbooks from Clear Choice Test Prep!Read More
Tutors and test prep professionals need to realize that summertime test prep is different. Your lead generation and marketing strategies must change with the seasons in order to continually attract new clients. In this post, we take a quick look at the unique characteristics of the summer test prep.Read More
Learn to connect with students by offering flexible test prep packages that will help them achieve their college admissions goals without ruining their summer plans. Cleare Choice Test Prep is the only provider of 100% custom-branded test prep materials and software for tutors and test prep pros.Read More
A little strategic planning can ensure your test prep tutoring business thrives during the traditionally slower summer months. Here are seven key moves to make right now -- before the summer slow down. And learn more about how to grow your tutoring business with Clear Choice Test Prep.Read More