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  • Improve Your SAT scores!

    Three Tips for ACT and SAT Questions

    Some rules apply to virtually any standardized or multiple choice test. The ACT and the SAT, for example, must follow the “one correct answer per question” rule. If either exam broke this rule, it would […]

     
  • Taking Both the ACT and SAT

    Taking Both the ACT and SAT

    One common question that I get from students is whether they should take both the ACT and SAT. In most situations, the answer is “no.” Virtually all colleges accept both exams, and while the tests […]

     
  • Three Things You Should Do on ACT Writing and the SAT Essay

    Three Things You Should Do on ACT Writing and the SAT Essay

    Recently, we covered three common mistakes on ACT Writing and the SAT Essay that every student should avoid. Today, we’re going to take a more positive approach. Here are three things that you should do […]

     
  • Self Evaluation: Questions to Ask Yourself after You Take the ACT or SAT

    Self Evaluation: Questions to Ask Yourself after You Take the ACT or SAT

     
  • Three Things to Avoid on ACT Writing and the SAT Essay

    Three Things to Avoid on ACT Writing and the SAT Essay

    In this lesson, we’re going to cover three common errors that I have seen students consistently make on the ACT Writing and SAT Essay sections. These are mistakes that originate from either writing on the […]

     
  • Frequently Asked ACT and SAT Questions

    Frequently Asked ACT and SAT Questions

    This week, we’re going to answer a few of the questions I frequently receive from students. These are questions that have come up in practically every ACT and SAT prep class that I have taught. […]

     
  • The Best of the Week of the Test Tips

    The Best of the Week of the Test Tips

    With the first ACT of the Fall 2016 semester almost upon us, we’re going to revisit some of our best tips for making the most out of the week leading up to the ACT or […]

     
  • Solve Complex Math Problems With Ease!

    Three Common ACT and SAT Myths

    Here at the Learning Island, we spend a great deal of time providing students with strategies that help them to understand and exploit the quirks and unwritten rules of the ACT and SAT. While there […]

     
  • New ACT Subscores: Math and Science

    New ACT Subscores: Math and Science

    This week we’ll conclude our examination of the changes to the ACT subscore system for the 2016-2017 test year with the Math and Science sections. While these changes won’t directly affect a student’s experience on […]