ACT cancels remote proctoring research and implementation for 2020-2021

Although it seemed the ACT was making significant plans to offer a remote testing option this year, a February 23rd post on the ACT website announced they were no longer pursuing this option for the near term. ACT CEO Janet Godwin said:  “Extensive research, planning, testing and collaboration between team members and partner organizations has…

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What to expect if you’re planning to take an AP exam this spring

The College Board announced recent updates to the various exam offerings and timelines for students who are planning to take an AP exam this spring. If you’re a student or a parent wondering how this will affect you, we’ve put together sample timelines and answered questions you may have about preparing for AP exams this…

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Searching for Scholarships

While the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the daily lives of everyone, if you are a high school student, now is a great time to start looking for potential grants and scholarships while social distancing. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors can apply to national, regional, and local scholarship and grant programs.  Furthermore, you may be…

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April 2020 COVID-19 Testing Updates: the ACT is still on!

SAT Exam The College Board just announced on Wednesday that the June 2020 administration of the SAT will be cancelled. In order to compensate for the lack of testing during the spring, there will be a test offered every month starting in August 2020. Additionally, in the “unlikely event” that schools do not reopen in…

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How are AP exams affected by COVID-19?

In response to the complications caused by the Coronavirus, the College Board has revised both the test format and schedule for AP exams this year.  Instead of traveling to a secure testing site, students will be able to take them online from the comfort of their own homes or in their schools if they reopen.  So, what…

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How to Study For AP Math?

Written By Sims Yun | Director of Academic Services and Tutoring Sometime between my AP Calculus class and my AP Calculus test, I had a panic attack. I knew I hadn’t actually learned anything from that class–truthfully, I had been coasting all year. I definitely wasn’t interested in finding “best practices” in studying in high…

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