9 Test Prep Tutorials

These Test Prep tutorials are written by experienced educators, all of whom also offer private tutoring lessons. Get the Test Prep help you need, whether through these tutorials or through private tutoring lessons.

Persuasive Essay

Here are some basic tips and ideas for writing a persuasive essay.

Finding the missing angle in a triangle

In this problem, given triangle ABC, you are asked to find angle B. Angles A and C are not given to you.

Multiplication of Numbers

Have you ever thought multiplication is very difficult for large numbers. Well then, you’re here at the right place then.It’s more of a shortcut of the normal long multiplication process.

Simplify the reading task

Reading is very effective when practiced in bite size lessons. Keep it short adding a few difficult words in the text, so your students find it easy to grasp and eventually gain pace in reading.

Tips for Acing the Reading Section!

Hello! Efficiency is one of the biggest components of success on the SAT because you already have the knowledge that will allow you to do well, but it’s very easy to get caught up in little details or frustrated. Here are some tips and tricks to efficiently get through the SAT Reading Section.

Skimming 101

We have been hard-wired, for years, to “read the directions fully and completely” or to “read the following passage fully and completely,” but on the ACT, we’re to do the opposite to maximize time. The art of skimming is a necessary tool in life, and the ACT is the perfect time to hone your skills…

Usage “Grammar” Skills

The writing rules tested on the ACT can be grouped into two categories: Usage and Rhetoric. Usage skills are what you classically call “Grammar Rules,” such as punctuation, subject/verb agreement, and verb tenses. Let’s look at an example usage question commonly found on the ACT.

Direct Variation vs. Inverse Variation

The SAT often asks questions about direct variation and inverse variation. These questions use wording like “…varies directly with…”, “…varies inversely with…”, “…is directly proportional to…” and “…is inversely proportional to…” The formulas for direct and inverse variation are as follows. Direct Variation As one variable increases, the other variable increases proportionately.

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SAT Remainder Questions: Divisibility, Factors, and Multiples

The SAT often asks questions about remainders. These questions require you to work with divisibility, factors, and multiples. Here is a typical SAT remainder question.