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 […]

Best Advice for New Teachers

Being a teacher is hard work, and it can be incredibly stressful, especially for new teachers. From teachers we have spoken with, we’ve found that the first year is typically the hardest. So, we’ve asked experienced teachers to share their best advice for teachers who are just starting out. Thank to the great community of […]

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 […]

6 Essential Tips on How to Get into an Ivy League School

When it comes to higher education, Ivy League universities are known for their high academic and social prestige. Many students want to know how to get into an Ivy League school in hopes of joining a highly selective university and well-known institution. Aside from offering the best facilities, this group of elite universities is directly […]

Studying Tips – Top 4 Tips to Study Successfully

Student studying

The key to approaching a new topic is to figure out what methods of retaining information work for you. For some, flashcards are the best option. For others, reciting facts out loud is the way to go. Methods vary with subjects too. For example, when it comes to subjects like math and physics, practice may […]