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July 20, 2022

CPS IB High Schools

Several CPS high schools offer International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. Although the admissions process is competitive, it is less so than for Selective Enrollment High Schools. IB […]
March 16, 2022

Should My Child Take the ACT or SAT?

Which test should my child take? We recommend that students take the test they’ll get a better score on. Colleges do not have a preference for […]
February 25, 2022

SAT Dates and Registration Information

Test Dates and Registration Deadlines Test Date Regular Registration Deadline* March 9, 2024 February 23, 2024 May 4, 2024 April 19, 2024 June 1, 2024 May […]
February 23, 2022

ACT Dates and Registration Information

Test Dates and Registration Deadlines Test Date Regular Registration Deadline* February 10, 2024 January 5, 2024 April 13, 2024 March 8, 2024 June 8, 2024 May […]
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 […]
May 8, 2018

Final Exams—Our Top 5 Study Tips

Final exams. You know you need to study, and you know you shouldn’t wait until the last minute. But what does that look like exactly? Read […]
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 […]
May 28, 2013

Junior Year Curriculum Myth Busting

In this post, Nurturing Wisdom founder Pari Schacht demystifies one of the most common myths about the ACT and SAT. I’m on a myth busting kick […]