The SAT Essay: Should You Take It?

The majority of U.S. universities and colleges do not require prospective students to submit their SAT essay scores. While the SAT Essay is technically optional, however, it may be a wise addition to competitive applications.

Creating an SAT Study Plan: Your Ultimate Guide

An effective SAT study plan is smart, realistic, and comprehensive. Learn how to create yours today!

SSAT Testing Accommodations: Your Guide

Eligible students can apply for SSAT testing accommodations to get the support they need on this test. Learn how to do so in this post!

SSAT Flex Tests: What You Need to Know

SSAT flex tests enable students to take the exam on non-standard test administration dates. Find out if you should take a flex test here.

How I Got Into Princeton – Alyssa (Story #13)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Alyssa's story.

ACT Testing Accommodations: Everything You Need to Know

Students with specific learning challenges may be eligible for ACT testing accommodations. What are these, and are you eligible? Learn more here in our detailed guide.

SSAT Reading: Your Introductory Guide

SSAT Reading is the section scored section of the SSAT. What do you need to know to succeed on this section? Find our tips here!

Tips for Managing Test Anxiety

Test anxiety can be a huge obstacle when prepping for the SAT or SAT. What is it and what can you do to tackle it? We have lots of great tips in this guest post.

The SAT Writing & Language Test: The Basics

The SAT Writing & Language section makes up 50% of a student's SAT Verbal score. What can you expect on this section of the test? We weigh in here.

The 2019 ACT Change — What Does It Mean for You?

Beginning in September 2020, ACT test-takers will be able to retake individual sections of the test. What does this mean for you? We weigh in here!

College Applications Are the Worst — Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing

Submitting college applications as a high school senior can be daunting, challenging, and stressful. This process, however, may have a silver lining!

How to Self-Study for the SAT

Yes, you can study for the SAT on your own! In this post, we give students our best advice for taking the DIY route with this college entrance exam.