Wilson Prep Math

Don’t Goof Up the Grid-Ins

Sitting on the train this week, I overheard a group of mothers discussing the recent SAT. Of course I couldn’t help but eavesdrop! One mother was complaining that her daughter ran out of time because her daughter was confused about how to answer the math grid-ins. (One math section has 10 questions that are not… Read more »

Math Vocabulary!

When we think of vocabulary, we most often think of the reading component of the SAT and ACT. Yet, understanding vocabulary is just as important for acing the math section of these tests. Below are some key math vocabulary terms. Perhaps you don’t need flash cards, but you do need to practice putting these terms… Read more »

The Game of Math

Just the other day I yelled at my 7th grader for using his calculator to answer a simple math problem. Being able to do math computations without the assistance of a “device” is important. Yet, the SAT and ACT do not require, or want, school based math. The tests don’t care if a student can… Read more »

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