There’s no one right way to get ready for the SAT or ACT, and every student’s timeline looks different. If your New Year’s resolution involves getting started, we’ve got three things to keep in mind to make the process effective, sane, and yes—enjoyable!
At Zinc, test prep is an opportunity to develop self-knowledge, backfill gaps in content, and build confidence. We know that when done right, the process is a platform for meaningful growth that lasts long after test day. Sign up for our mailing list to stay up-to-date about our spring programs, or send us an email to set up a complimentary consultation. We’ll help you set up a timeline and get started on your test prep plan.
Applying for SAT/ACT Accommodations Start early to ensure approval before your test date. If you’re planning to apply for SAT or ACT testing accommodations such as extra time, now’s the time to get started. The official turnaround to approve documentation is 10-14 days for the ACT (for students already approved for accommodations at their school) and up to […]
Test Optional and the Upcoming School Year If you’ve been following the news around higher education and admissions this year, you’ve no doubt been flooded with stories about colleges going test optional. We wanted to take a moment to address the new looming question: to test or not to test? Test optional has actually been […]
The Zinc Method for Success When taking the test–or doing anything else where you need to use your brain–your goal is to work smarter, not harder. Zinc tutors coach students in skipping and coming back, our test-taking method for harnessing your brain power. When you master the method, you maximize your time, get more questions […]