Ask the Experts: Battling Test Anxiety

This month’s sage strategies regard battling test anxiety. These are the best tips from NTPA experts in the field. What information stands out to you? Do any guarantee success—or failure? We welcome your comments below!   Mike Bergin of Chariot Learning (read the...

ACT April 2021 D05 Test Deconstruction

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NTPA Member Showcase May 2021

It has come to our attention that you, dear reader, want to learn more about test preparation and higher education, and the NTPA is excited to suggest NTPA member blog posts. Read what they have to say, get involved in the comments, and get ready to break out some new...

In the News (April 2021)

It’s been another busy month in test preparation and higher education! Below are some of the news articles that got the NTPA members talking. We hope you’ll join the conversation in the comments. A Test for the Test Makers (Education Next): “This state of...

What to do About Grades?

Grades are a fact of high-school life, maybe the fact. They’ve historically been the number one indicator of academic achievement. But covid-19 has created abrupt and unprecedented difficulties for grades. In a time when test scores are being slowly deemphasized,...

Do I need an SAT or ACT Tutor?

The test-prep industry in the US, of which I am a part, has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. Many families may find themselves wondering if the time and energy spent preparing for college admissions tests such as the SAT and ACT is justified. That’s a valid...