Category: ACT

COVID-19 Update — Impact on Testing and College Admissions

COVID-19 Update — Impact on Testing and College Admissions

Updated November 23, 2020 News: ACT has launched “pop-up” tests administered by the ACT organization itself. The sites… Continue Reading

Spend your summer getting smarter… and improving your SAT/ACT scores!

We get this question a lot at this time of year: what can we do to improve our… Continue Reading

Tutor Ted’s Summer Reading List

I’ve had students ask me for years for books I recommend reading over summer break. My goal is… Continue Reading

Episode 14: College Essay Guy, The Sequel

Episode 14: College Essay Guy, The Sequel

Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy, returns to the show for Part 2 of his conversation with Ted…. Continue Reading

Episode 13: Keep Calm And Test On

Episode 13: Keep Calm And Test On

Ted speaks with Gail Meyer, President Emeritus of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (ICEA) and an educational consultant… Continue Reading

Episode 12: You’re Getting Very, Very Sleepy/Good At Writing College Essays…

Episode 12: You’re Getting Very, Very Sleepy/Good At Writing College Essays…

Ted introduces Ethan Sawyer, the “College Essay Guy,” a nationally recognized college essay expert. Ethan has a degree… Continue Reading

Episode 11: Clowning Toward Infinity

Episode 11: Clowning Toward Infinity

Ryan Harrison returns to discuss some of the most common SAT/ACT conspiracy theories, myths, and old wives tales… Continue Reading

Episode 10: Looking At College Admission Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Episode 10: Looking At College Admission Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Ted takes a field trip to Campbell Hall High School to speak with their director of college counseling,… Continue Reading

Episode 9: We Like Problems, Yes We Do

Episode 9: We Like Problems, Yes We Do

Wes Carroll- MIT grad, podcast host, math tutor, educational coach/consultant, and Ted-proclaimed “Master Problem Solver”- joins the show… Continue Reading

Episode 8: The Helicopter Mom Has Landed

Episode 8: The Helicopter Mom Has Landed

Ted talks with self-professed “helicopter mom” Courtney Jane about her high-achieving children, Jamie and Cece, who were also… Continue Reading