If you are a high school junior you will need two letters of recommendation from your teachers as well as one from your guidance counselor. Now is the time to ask your teachers even if you have not received the official word yet from your school to do so. Why now? How do you decide which teachers to ask? How do you go about it?
So many students (and their parents) have a “do or die” mentality when it comes to standardized tests. Allow me to be explicit: you will not be executed by firing squad if you don’t perform well on your first SAT or ACT.
This time of year, all high school students are considering their class choices for next year. There is so much pressure on students and parents to take the “most challenging classes offered by the school.” Is it really necessary to take all those AP classes? Here is what you should consider when faced with this decision:
Deciding whether to take the SAT Lit test can be a test in itself! See how you fare on our Litmus test, and make your decision easier…
I’ve had every kind of panic attack a human being can have about everything a human being can possibly worry about. When you’re a professional, card-carrying worrier, no one can tell you to “stop being anxious” or to “just relax.” Similarly, if someone tells you test anxiety “doesn’t exist,” don’t listen. You’re not mental.