## Knowledge Is Power

No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man (Kendrick Lamar? Pretty sure it was Kendrick) once said, “Know your enemy.”

Fortunately, we’ve been around the block a few times, so we know a few things — almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. And because you’re our favorite, we want you to be able to know things, too. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at help@inspirica.com and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.

ACT

### The Best Ways to Use A Calculator on the ACT

Of all the things that separate ACT students, calculator usage may be the one that creates the widest spectrum. Here are some of the most helpful ACT calculator tips and tricks.

GMAT

The GMAT Computer Adaptive Test As many of you are entertaining plans for business school and consequently investigating the GMAT, you’ve most likely come across the term computer adaptive. What does that really mean? Why

ACT

### What Calculators Are Allowed On The ACT?

Used correctly, a calculator can be one of the most valuable tools you have at your disposal on the ACT. It’s important to know what the ACT’s policy is concerning which calculators you can use on the test; that way, you can avoid any unwanted surprises on test day and focus on maximizing your Math score.

### Should I Take the SAT for Test Optional Schools?

Though the trend of going test optional isn’t new, COVID-19 has forced an unprecedented number of colleges to make the switch.

GMAT

### The GMAT Writing Section: Tips and Other Info

What is the GMAT Writing Section? The GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) is a standard component of the GMAT and consists of a 30-minute essay that requires students to analyze an argument and assess its

GMAT

### The GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section: What It’s All About and How Do I Prepare For It?

What is the Integrated Reasoning Section? The integrated reasoning section was added to the GMAT by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) in June of 2012. It was designed to supplement the verbal and quantitative

### SSAT Issues Important At-Home Testing Update

The SSAT created chaos by issuing an SSAT at Home update yesterday in which it announced the cancellation of several upcoming test dates. Your friendly neighborhood Inspirica test expert is here to break down this important update about the At-Home SSAT.

AP

### Online AP Test Prep in the Time of COVID

Many high school students are looking for advice about how best to prep for AP tests, particularly as they try to sort through the various online prep options. After all, you want to be sure that you’re prepping in the most effective and efficient way possible. Fortunately, your friendly neighborhood Inspirica test expert is here to help with every aspect of the online AP test prep process.