Why Test Prep Professionals Need Each Other

Get ten test prep teachers or tutors in a room together, and almost all will agree that this can be a very lonely business. Case in point, you’ll rarely find ten test prep professionals in a room together at all, unless they work for the same company! Most of...
Understanding the Truth About Test Optional

Understanding the Truth About Test Optional

The deadly 2020 arrival of COVID-19 changed the world in a slew of unexpected and probably permanent ways. One industry that has shifted and suffered more than most has been education, particularly higher education. Among the many horrors visited by the plague of...
COVID-19, Anxiety, and the Tutor: Best Practices for Well Being

COVID-19, Anxiety, and the Tutor: Best Practices for Well Being

There is little doubt that many of us feel the heavy weight of coronavirus-induced  stress and anxiety despite our efforts in donning masks and becoming experts on optimal preventative protocols to ward off “the ‘Rona.” As we deal with this pandemic, our lives and...
Strategies for Managing Excess Demand

Strategies for Managing Excess Demand

Like most service professionals, independent test prep tutors often struggle at the beginning of their careers to achieve a steady stream of business. Once the initial referrals from friends and neighbors dwindles, the real entrepreneurial roller coaster ride of...
How to Fill Out the Common App’s Dreaded Testing Page

How to Fill Out the Common App’s Dreaded Testing Page

Most of the Common App is easy to complete, but not its Testing section. So, we’re going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on what to do and how to do it. Before proceeding, you should know that a growing number of colleges accept self-reported scores...