Posts Tagged: WilsonDailyPrep


I don’t know about you, but it is not often that I see someone walking down the street wearing two hats. Yet, metaphorically, students often wear two hats when they address the English section of the ACT. And, as we know, wearing two hats is a fashion no-no! There are two types of questions in… Read more »

WilsonPrep’s Top Ten Study Habits

Now that students are settled into the school year and the tutoring routine, I am getting lots of questions from parents about how their children should be studying at home. Preparing for the SAT and ACT is different than preparing for school exams; therefore, students need to be ready to try new methods. However, your… Read more »

Practice Exams Make Perfect!

As the old saying goes, practice makes perfect! And it’s especially true when it comes to the SAT and ACT exams. The more practice tests you take, the higher you will ultimately score. That’s why my online program, WilsonDailyPrep, asks students to tackle 6 questions per day, 5 days a week (I know how badly… Read more »

January 14th Newsletter

Tips to Rock the 2011 ACT! Here’s one New Year’s resolution you won’t want to break: Rock the 2011 ACT! You can make this resolution a reality with these four helpful tips: Science: Skip the reading blurbs and focus only on the charts and graphs in a passage. Use the questions to guide your eyes… Read more »

Starting the New Year

Why is the start of a New Year so exciting? Because it is a time of new beginnings and it is a time to make resolutions and create game plans to make these resolutions realities. This is the time to make SAT practice a reality. Resolve to complete the WilsonDailyPrep daily! Resolve to take the… Read more »

December 25th Newsletter

End Of the Year Tips As we ring out 2010, I want to share my four most popular SAT tips. (Next week I will ring in the New Year with my four most popular ACT tips.)  Please share these tips with your child to ensure great testing success in 2011!  I wish all of you… Read more »

The Lost Art of Reading

In today’s digital age of short text messages and tweets, reading is quickly becoming a lost art. Most kids struggle with both reading and understanding long passages because these skills don’t come all that naturally to them. I see this often in my dual jobs as both tutor and mom, and in both roles I’m… Read more »

Set The Stage

Have you ever seen a model strut down the catwalk in a plain white tee shirt and comfy jeans? I didn’t think so. Boring outfits simply aren’t worth watching. Essay writing may not require long legs and lots of makeup, but it does benefit from the same cutting-edge “wow factor”. And the best way to… Read more »

October 25th Newsletter

Developing Your Potty Language! To the distress of many students, vocabulary is an integral part of the SAT reading component (both sentence completion and reading comprehension questions). Therefore, studying vocabulary must become an integral part of every SAT-taker’s life. Now, I don’t know the ins and outs of my students’ lives. I don’t know when… Read more »

October 12th Newsletter: Indulge Your Sweet Tooth, Candy Contest, and Knox College

TIP of the Week: INDULGE YOUR SWEET TOOTH! Sitting through a long exam such as the SAT or ACT can wear on a child’s attention span. Even the most prepared student can start to feel a bit “foggy.” But despite the popularity of energy drinks such as Redbull, this is not the answer during a… Read more »

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