What Students Learn from an SAT Practice Test

In a typical first session with a high school junior studying for the SAT we discuss math. At some point we touch on linear equations, and most students remember the topic from class. They can tell me the equation of a line – in one form – and say...

How Do You Know If You Are Ready for College?

The attainment of a bachelor’s degree opens up a world of enduring benefits from personal growth and intellectual enrichment (1) to expanded career opportunities, job stability, and greater lifetime income (2). Plus, college can be a blast! No wonder more teens...

The College Board Drops Subject Tests and the SAT Essay

On January 19, 2021, the College Board announced some changes to its Suite of Assessments. First and foremost, it’s ending the Subject Test program (that broad array of hour-long, single subject exams), effective immediately in the United States and after the June...