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New AP Tests, new Tutor Ted courses

With the AP Tests reconfigured due to COVID-19, we thought we would adjust how we offer test prep… Continue Reading

ACT’s New Superscore Policy thoughts from Ted

BIG NEWS from ACT this week: starting in September 2020, students who have taken the full ACT before… Continue Reading

The PSAT: what is it, and what should I do to get ready for it?

Tutor Ted here to share some intel with you about the high school-iest of all high school topics:… Continue Reading

Ted featured on Julie Kim’s podcast — listen in!

Ted featured on Julie Kim’s podcast — listen in!

I was happy to be asked to do a podcast interview with Julie Kim, of Julie Kim Consulting…. Continue Reading

Tutor Ted on “Inside the Issues” with Alex Cohen

Nerd alert! I LOVE Alex Cohen. I have loved her for more than a decade. Smart, funny, insightful…… Continue Reading

University of California (UCs) going test optional?

University of California (UCs) going test optional?

Really interesting article: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-02/uc-sat-test-optional. My take on test-optional admissions offices is that it ONLY works if a majority… Continue Reading

Tutor Ted Dorsey in the LA Times

Tutor Ted Dorsey in the LA Times

I was proud to share thoughts about the college admissions scandal with Benjamin Oreskes at the LA Times…. Continue Reading

Reading List for Juniors

Reading List for Juniors

I was asked twice today for reading recommendations for juniors. Yessssssss! (I love this question.) First off, I… Continue Reading

Tutor Ted’s Music for Studying

Tutor Ted’s Music for Studying

I don’t know if you know this, but I’m a big music fan. Isn’t everybody? I listen to… Continue Reading

ACT’s calculator policy

ACT’s calculator policy

I’ve been talking to folks about calculator programs, specifically whether or not you’re allowed to use them on… Continue Reading