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September 17, 2018

Is the July ACT Right for You?

In 2018, ACT offered the test in July for the first time. While it’s not the best fit for every student*, many can benefit from this summer date. Here are four reasons […]
May 8, 2018

Our Top 5 Tips for Final Exam Prep

You know you need to study for finals, and you know you shouldn’t wait until the last minute. But what does that look like exactly? Read our tried and true approach, and […]
February 14, 2018

Taking Anxiety Out of the ACT/SAT Equation

Are you and your teenager desperate to escape the clutches of SAT or ACT anxiety? It can be done! For years we’ve coached parents and students whose nerves are all over the […]
August 29, 2013

Practice Tests: An Important Learning Experience

Practice tests are an essential part of test preparation. Time and time again, it’s the students who see their practice tests as learning opportunities who make the biggest scoring leaps by the end […]
June 3, 2013

Success Beyond the Test

It’s not uncommon for students to be intimidated by standardized tests, especially when the content and format are unfamiliar. We actually take advantage of the intimidation factor and use it to boost […]
May 28, 2013

Junior Year Curriculum Myth Busting

In this post, former Nurturing Wisdom President Pari Schacht demystifies one of the most common myths about the ACT and SAT. I’m on a myth busting kick lately. I recently explained why […]
May 24, 2013

The ACT Science Section: The Good News!

Melissa has helped several ACT students reach and surpass their goal scores through her thoughtful and tailored teaching of the Nurturing Wisdom ACT lessons. Below she shares an insight into the science […]
March 13, 2013

Building Confidence to Overcome Test Anxiety

For many students, the biggest challenge when taking a test isn’t the actual content, but a lack of confidence due to test-taking anxiety. These students often don’t know where to begin when […]
February 15, 2013

The Myth of Preference

We tutor many students each year for the ACT and SAT and frequently advise parents and students on how to get the best results while fitting test preparation into the student’s life.  […]