SAT to Go Online by 2024 [Plus, Get Shorter & Fully Allow Calculators]

Changes to SAT make it virtual

The College Board has announced some big changes coming to the SAT. This appears to be to combat the changed perception towards the SAT. Biggest Change: SAT to Be Administered Digitally Timeline of the Shift to Online Spring 2023: International SAT will be online Fall 2023: International SAT will be online PSAT will be online […]

How Long Does It Take to Prepare for the SAT?

How Long to Prepare for the SAT

Many students’ first question is often “how long does it take to prepare for the SAT?” It’s an understandable question, but the answer isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. How long it takes to prepare for the SAT depends on how many points the student wants to improve and how many hours the student can dedicate to […]

How to Score 1000 on the SAT

Score 1000 on SAT

A 1,000 on the SAT is slightly below the average score of 1060, so it is relatively easy to score 1000 on the SAT. Of course, that doesn’t mean all students can easily score 1000 on the SAT. Students still have to know enough material to get 1000. Table of Contents How to Score 1000 […]

2021 SHSAT Test Date

The NYC DOE has announced that the SHSAT will be administered December 2021. The exact dates of the test and registration deadlines have not been announced yet. However, this does give students more than one full additional month to prepare.

Will NYC Schools Require Students to be Vaccinated?

What’s the latest update for New York City schools this Fall? New mandates regarding COVID-19 vaccinations from the mayor’s office have parents wondering what it means for their children. Vaccines will be required to enter certain indoor locations such as gyms, restaurants, and entertainment venues. What makes the rollout fishy when it comes to schools […]

DOE Alters Admission System ‘to Increase Diversity,’ Top-Performing Students go to Bottom-Rung Schools

The Department of Education assigned high-achieving students of Manhattan to struggling schools — a major change to a merit-based system, with a lottery that is expected to increase diversity at New York City’s most selective public high schools. The time-honored controversy of the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) causing underrepresentation has recently erupted again […]

DOE to Host Virtual Conference on Reopening NYC Schools

STATEN ISLAND, NY — As part of its ongoing effort toward the full reopening of public schools, the Department of Education (DOE) will host a virtual conference for Staten Island on Monday, May 17, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m, with conferences for the other four boroughs to follow. The online information session, titled “Conversation […]

How to Deal with Fear: Insight from Seneca

How to deal with fear on tests

I don’t remember how I came across it, but I started journaling in “The Daily Stoic Journal” that accompanies “The Daily Stoic” by Ryan Holiday. “The Daily Stoic” offers a quote from a Stoic philosopher such as Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Epictetus, and an explanation from Ryan Holiday. In general, they provide good advice and […]