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I Got a 35 on the April 2017 ACT (36 superscore).


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2017-04-23

I scored a 35.25/36 on the April ACT, bringing my superscore to a perfect 36. Keep Reading

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10 Helpful ACT Math Calculator Programs for the TI Graphing Series of Calculators


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2017-04-11

Help yourself ace the ACT Math section with the aid of your Texas Instruments graphing calculator and some basic programming skills. Keep Reading

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The Top 10 ACT Math Formulas You're Never Heard Of (and 50 more).


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2017-04-06

A comprehensive list of all 60 (and counting) math formulas, definitions and concepts needed on the ACT, for students trying for the mythical 36/36. Keep Reading

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I Got a Perfect Score on the New SAT (score report attached).


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2017-01-01

I have now achieved perfect scores on both the 1600-point (new) and 2400-point (old) SATs. Keep Reading

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Free Explanations to all the Tricky New SAT Questions (OSSG, 2016 Edition)


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2017-04-04

Free Visual Explanations to all the Tricky New SAT Questions (Official SAT Study Guide, 2016 Edition) Keep Reading

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Free Explanations to the First 40 Questions from the GRE PowerPrep 2 Software


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2016-09-26

I am happy to announce that we have released a free PDF of the explanations to the first 40 multiple-choice questions (Sections 3 and 4 : Verbal and Quant) of Test #1 of the the GRE PowerPrep 2 Software. Keep Reading

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GRE Vocabulary: Opaque


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2016-07-24

opaque (adjective) : something that is cloudy, blurry, or difficult to understand. "oh PAKE" Think : an opaque lake. If you don't want to get sick this summer, then I don't recommend swimming in an opaque lake. Keep Reading

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Who (subject) vs. Whom (object) vs. Who (modifier): Who called whom?


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2017-03-07

Brian tackles the who vs. whom issue. Keep Reading

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How to Identify the Assumptions in an Argument / The Elements of an Argument


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2016-07-13

How to Identify the Assumptions in an Argument / The Elements of an Argument Keep Reading

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"Whether" vs. "Whether or Not": Can I always remove the "or not"?


Posted by Brian R. McElroy on 2016-07-13

"Whether" vs. 'Whether or Not' : Can I always remove the "or not"? Keep Reading

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