## November 2019

### ACT Reading: Three Key Strategies

ACT Reading: Three Key Strategies The ACT Reading section can best be described as the answer to the question "what would it be like to run wind sprints while also simultaneously reading a textbook and juggling?" If that’s your thing, you do you; for everyone else, this session will teach the core strategies you’ll need to master the section. Learn to read only what you have to, sequence the questions the right way, and maximize both your time and your…

Find out more »### SAT Math No Calculator: Three Key Strategies

SAT Math No Calculator: Three Key Strategies Question: if Frederick wants to buy x apples, each one costs y dollars and z cents, and he has b dollars in his pocket, how long will it take him to realize that it’s a lot easier to answer this question using real numbers instead of variables? Welcome to the SAT Math No-Calculator section, where the SAT tries to bait you into coming up with needlessly complicated algebraic equations. We’ll help you show…

Find out more »### ACT Reading: The Paired Passage Strategy

ACT Reading: The Paired Passage Strategy If you thought one passage at a time was bad, you’re going to love it when the ACT gives you two! In this session, you’ll learn the most efficient and effective way to attack the comparison passage; we’ll show you that ‘more passages’ doesn’t have to mean ‘more work.’ Students: Enter the classroom here. Non-Students: Join the class here

Find out more »### SAT Math No Calculator: Advanced Concepts

SAT Math No Calculator: Advanced Concepts Ah yes, real-world algebra and statistics questions, otherwise known as “the College Board trying desperately to convince you that you’ll need to know how to use inequalities at any point after college graduation.” You almost certainly won’t -- unless you want to be a tutor, in which case look us up in 5 years -- but you’ll definitely need to know them for this test. We’ll show you how to unlock these imposing blocks…

Find out more »### ACT Reading: Office Hours

ACT Reading: Office Hours The final ACT Reading session will focus mainly on reviewing the assigned homework section. We’ll answer any questions you have about the homework and show you how to apply the strategies from Lessons I & II to those specific passages; the session will conclude with a detailed overview of the best way for you to continue to practice the skills you’ve learned. Students: Enter the classroom here. Non-Students: Join the class here

Find out more »### SAT Math No Calculator: Office Hours

SAT Math No Calculator: Office Hours In our final lesson on the SAT Math No-Calculator section, you’ll get the opportunity to ask any questions you have about the homework passages and the section as a whole. We’ll wrap up with some tips for how to structure your own practice and provide some links to good study materials so you can continue to prep on your own. Students: Enter the classroom hereNon-Students: Join the class here

Find out more »### ACT Science: Three Key Strategies

ACT Science: Three Key Strategies What do your AP English class and the ACT Science section have in common? You don’t need to know anything about science to ace either one. Our core strategies will teach you what you don’t need to read, what you do need to read, and how you should read it. Students: Enter the classroom here. Non-Students: Join the class here

Find out more »### SAT Math with Calculator: Three Key Strategies

SAT Math with Calculator: Three Key Strategies SAT Math with Calculator – if it looks like a slightly longer version of the Math No-Calculator section, well, that’s because in a lot of ways, it is. In this session, we’ll show you how to make your calculator do most of the heavy lifting, and you'll learn how to make the answer choices work for you with clever applications of the process of elimination, and learn why answering the grid-in questions first…

Find out more »### ACT Science: The Conflicting Viewpoints Strategy

ACT Science: The Conflicting Viewpoints Strategy No graphs, no charts, no problem. In this session, we’ll show you how to tackle the Conflicting Viewpoints passage, also known as The Most Boring Argument Ever Recorded. Learn how it’s different from the other passages and how to approach it in the most efficient way possible. Students: Enter the classroom here. Non-Students: Join the class here

Find out more »### SAT Math with Calculator: Tables, Charts, and Graphs

SAT Math with Calculator: Tables, Charts, and Graphs The biggest difference in the Calculator section when compared to the No-Calculator section is the addition of tables, charts, graphs, and statistics, so that’s what we’ll tackle in this lesson. Learn how the test disguises questions of other types as data questions, brush up on your data analysis skills, and review some statistics terminology. This workshop-style lesson will include plenty of practice question from past tests, so you can work through these…

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