Best Study Guides for the SAT

Each year test-prep companies produce hundreds of books and study guides for the SAT. But how do you know which ones are the best? How do you wade through the hundreds of options? The answer is you don’t have to–we’ve done the work for you.  Here are some of the best study guides for the … Continued

Top California Colleges

Everyone knows that choosing a college can be one of the most tedious and stressful tasks for any student. It’s a tiresome period in which students struggle to select a college that suits both their personality and learning style. If you’re still unsure about where to apply, check out some information on some California colleges … Continued

The College Application Process

The college application process is one of the most stressful and daunting challenges a student will face during their high school career. Hyper-competition among selective universities has students aiming for perfect test scores and grades. These high expectations in high school not only pressure students to decide on a declared major for college but also … Continued

Writing a Successful Essay

Many students struggle with writing a successful essay, and most of those students will procrastinate and avoid writing altogether. What’s an introduction supposed to look like? How do you organize your thoughts and ideas? If you’re struggling with structuring your essay or putting your ideas to paper, then this is the guide for you.  Writing … Continued

Proper Punctuation: A Guide

When it comes to proper punctuation use, many students resort to their friend autocorrect when writing essays or research papers. In fact, many students just don’t know how to use some punctuation marks. What’s the difference between a colon and a semicolon? How is a dash different than a hyphen? These are both age-old questions … Continued

Using the ACT and SAT for College Admissions

The ACT and SAT are a few of the most daunting obstacles a student faces during their high school career. Many students speculate the importance of the SAT and ACT in the college admissions process. Is it fair? Does it measure college readiness?  The college application process is not only a gigantic step for students … Continued

Managing time and stress on the ACT and SAT

Every student will have to take either the ACT or SAT before applying to college, and almost every student who takes these tests struggles with time management or stress at some point.   Stress and time management can hinder students who would otherwise master the test. It can be frustrating knowing that time and stress are … Continued