A question that takes 3 seconds is worth the same as a question that takes a minute. Experienced test-takers will push through the test, doing the quick questions first and coming back to the time-consuming ones later.
In today’s modern world, we are seeing more and more reliance on technology. The testing world is not impervious to this trend. Now, students all over the country are starting to take the SAT and ACT exams on the computer instead of the standard format of pencil and paper. This change is not without its pros and cons and this article explores the consequences of moving the tests online. However, what this article forgets to mention (and what we feel is a very important point) is that having the exams administered on the computer limits the students’ ability to use many of the strategies we teach through our program.
Click here to read this article written by Liz Moore.
Many times in our lives, it feels as though the world has be narrowed to focus on a seemingly insurmountable obstacle standing in our way. If you’re on this site, chances are this may be how you feel about the college entrance exams. This New York Times article gives a completely relatable mother’s point of view on guiding a child through this process and how learning to let go may be the hardest part.
Click here to read this article by Elisabeth Egan.