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What's your learning style?

School is hard for a lot of people, but it helps to know your learning style.  Knowing your learning style – auditory, visual or tactile, can help you study effectively.  Most of us have a general idea of how we learn but it is helpful to learn more about what it means to be a… Read more »

ACT and SAT scoring

Here is a clear comparison chart for the ACTs, the SATS and the new SATs.  This is helpful when a student is faced with deciding which score(s) to send along with the college application process. Some students will find the SATs easier and some will find the ACTs more manageable.  If you have the opportunity to… Read more »

More education = More money

We have all heard a story or two about someone famous who did not go to college and who now owns/runs a billion dollar company. However, in today’s recession many jobs are requiring more and more education.  A college education is simply necessary if you want a job that will pay reasonably well.  If you… Read more »

SAT vs ACT

There has been a lot of discussion about the differences and similarities of the SATs and the ACTs.  Some people believe that one is easier than the other and some believe that colleges prefer one over the other.  The truth however, is that the two tests are similar in content but different in presentation.  The… Read more »

New Year's Resolutions – WilsonDailyPrep

This year, forget the five pounds and always being nice to your little sister resolutions.  This year, resolve to take control of your SAT and ACT scores.  Resolve to practice a little bit each day, and resolve to increase your scores by 200 points or more. WilsonDailyPrep is an award winning, online program that breaks… Read more »

Smart Holiday Buys: Study Guides that are Worth Your Money

The bookstore is filled with books, that much is obvious.  But which books are good and which books are bad, that’s not so obvious – especially when it comes to study guides.  Here’s a list of books that are worth your buck: CollegeBoard’s “Blue Book”: CollegeBoard puts out Official SAT Study Guides.  These books contain… Read more »

Give Thanks – Give Llamas

To all you turkey-eaters out there, consider yourself blessed.  There are millions across the globe that go hungry each year.  Entire nations of people struggle to survive from day-to-day in countries without economies to support them and without the means for improvement. WilsonDailyPrep has partnered with The Heifer Foundation, an organization that aims to end… Read more »

Making Big Words a Part of Each Day: Vocabulary Prep

Building a vocabulary is not an easy task – it requires understanding, memorizing and integrating.  But improving one’s vocabulary improves one’s understanding of the English language, and therefore one’s critical reading, writing and reasoning skills.  An increased vocabulary equates to increased SAT scores.  Unfortunately, reading a dictionary or thesaurus rarely makes the top of any “to… Read more »

Why WilsonDailyPrep Blogs

The entire college admissions process seems a blur of confusion, deadlines and anxiety to many parents and students alike. But, with a little organization, insight from the experts and a few deep breaths, getting into college can be stress free! Laura Wilson, founder and CEO of WilsonPrep and WilsonDailyPrep, lives and breathes test prep. From… Read more »

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