SAT and ACT Punctuation: Colons and Long Dashes

When it comes to SAT and ACT punctuation, colons and long dashes can seem like outliers. In this post, we cover colon and long dash usage so you can succeed on SAT Writing & Language and ACT English.

The 3 Apostrophe Rules You Need to Know for the SAT/ACT

That's right--you only need to know 3 simple apostrophe rules for ACT English and SAT Writing & Language! We cover all three in this detailed post.

The 3 Comma Rules You Need to Know for the SAT/ACT

Both the SAT and ACT test your knowledge of comma rules. Knowing these 3 simple rules will set you up for success on most ACT/SAT punctuation questions.

ACT and SAT Grammar: Pronouns

Pronouns do appear on the list of ACT and SAT grammar rules you need to know for these exams. Find out what those rules are in this detailed post!

ACT and SAT Punctuation 101: Combining Sentences

Most ACT and SAT punctuation questions test your ability to combine sentences. Learn the rules of doing so in this comprehensive post!

ACT and SAT Punctuation 101: Complete and Incomplete Sentences

In the world of ACT and SAT punctuation, it's vital to know how to identify complete and incomplete sentences. Learn how to do exactly that here.

Verbs on the SAT and ACT: The 2 Rules You Need to Know

On both the ACT and SAT, verbs appear with relative frequency. In this post, we discuss the 2 verb usage rules you need to know for both tests!

Concise Questions on the SAT & ACT

Both the SAT and ACT test your ability to express ideas in as few words as possible. Learn how to approach concise questions successfully in this post!

3 Rarely Tested SAT and ACT Grammar Rules (You Still Should Know)

These 3 SAT and ACT grammar rules appear rarely on ACT English and SAT Writing & Language. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't memorize them!

14 Essential Grammar Rules for High School Students (Without the Fluff)

What essential grammar rules do you need to succeed in high school and beyond? We've got the list you need.

Application Essentials for the Top 20 U.S. Private High Schools

Applying to private high schools can be a daunting process. Find quick application essentials for the top 20 U.S. schools, including SSAT scores and application deadlines, here.

5 Ways to Structure Your College Essay

A successful college essay begins with a compelling structure. Here are 5 sample college essay structures with actual examples from essays that worked.