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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.