Brian McElroy's Tutoring Blog

My Top 13 ACT Prep Resources, Ranked.


Posted 2018-07-10

I'm a Harvard grad, ACT perfect scorer and professional test-prep tutor since 2002. Below are my top 13 recommendations for ACT prep practice tests, strategy and learning books, online learning programs, videos, and the like : Keep Reading


My Top 11 SAT Prep Resources, Ranked.


Posted 2018-07-10

I'm a Harvard Grad, SAT/ACT perfect scorer, and professional SAT test-prep tutor since 2002. Below are my top 11 personal recommendations for SAT prep practice tests, strategy and learning books, online learning programs, videos, and the like : Keep Reading


I Scored a Perfect 36 on the ACT.


Posted 2018-07-05

In April of 2018 I scored a perfect 36/36/36/36 on the ACT exam, my 7th and final attempt. Keep Reading


Are the SAT and ACT "equated" beforehand, "curved" after the test, or both? The answer may surprise you.


Posted 2018-07-09

There is a common misconception that SATs and ACTs are "curved" before the test instead of after, when in reality there are two separate processes that determine the raw to scaled score conversion : "equating" pre-test, and "curving/smoothing" post-exam. Keep Reading


SAT and ACT Test Dates, 2018-2019


Posted 2018-07-12

A full list of SAT and ACT Test Dates for the 2018-19 academic year. Keep Reading


Expert Skype Tutoring: Online Test Prep for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT & ISEE with a Harvard Grad & Perfect Scorer.


Posted 2018-01-15

The geographical walls that once limited my reach as a tutor are continuing to fall. Keep Reading


SAT Action Plan


Posted 2018-05-01

A 10-Step Study Plan to Prepare any Student for the SAT. Keep Reading


ACT Action Plan


Posted 2018-06-24

A 10-Step Study Plan to Prepare any Student for the ACT. Keep Reading


GMAT Action Plan


Posted 2018-07-02

A 10-step study plan to prepare any student for the GMAT. Keep Reading


GRE Action Plan


Posted 2018-05-07

A 12-Step Study Plan to Prepare Any Student for the GRE. Keep Reading


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