<div align="center">How to Prepare for the SAT</div>

The SAT is a test that is on the minds or parents and their children from about the time the kid graduates junior high school. As a result, some parents start preparing their kids at an early age. There are many different conflicting pieces of information regarding when and how to best prepare for the […]

How Many Questions Can You Get Wrong and Still Get a Good SAT Score?

This is a little difficult to answer simply because “good” means different things to different people. For the sake of simplicity, 1000 is an average SAT score, so we will say 1200 is a good score. We will also look at getting a 1400.   How Each Part of the SAT is Scored First it’s […]

Should You Guess on the SAT?

The answer is pretty simple: yes. On past versions of the SAT, students were penalized 0.25 points for incorrect answers, so students were advised not to guess. However, on the current version of the SAT, as of 2016, students should definitely guess on questions that they don’t know the answers to. It is definitely in […]

The Best Way to Study Vocabulary Words for the SAT

When you hear the term “SAT,” one of the first things that come into mind is vocab questions. Taken by high school students, this type of exam offers proof that you have everything it takes to pursue a college education. By reviewing SAT questions, you can have better chances of doing well on the exams. […]

Past Regents Exams

We know that the key to excelling on a standardized test is practice. That’s why over the next couple of months we will be adding past Regents exams for students to use to practice. Members will get access to video solutions and will have their progress tracked as they work through the Regents exams. Past […]

How to Study for a Test

It is an extremely common belief that the more someone studies, the better they will perform on an exam. This myth leads to thousands of stressed students hunching over their books, cramming for the next big test- for many, this is the SAT, ACT, or other entrance exams for higher education. However, the number of […]

How to Pass the SHSAT

There is no magic number to pass the SHSAT. In a sense, passing is really doing well enough to get accepted to the specialized high school that you are applying to. That being said, the score that is required to get into your dream school changes year by year. That’s because students compete for admission, […]

How to Pass the TACHS

Let’s take a look at what it takes to do well on the TACHS. Many Catholic high schools in New York City look at a student’s TACHS score to determine admission, placement, and scholarships. First, it’s important to know that there is no passing score for the TACHS. Students will be given a percentile based […]

SHSAT Cut-Off Scores

Many parents and students ask about cut-off scores. The important thing to realize is that the specialized high schools don’t decide their cut-off scores and that there isn’t a set score to beat. Instead, students compete against each other for a spot in the school. Each year, tens of thousands of students take the SHSAT […]

Scoring on the SHSAT

In this video we will take a look at how the scaled score is determined on the SHSAT and how to account for that when preparing for the SHSAT. Want to convert your score? Try our SHSAT Score Calculator. Video Transcript The way scoring works on the SHSAT is that they score the ELA section […]