Test-Prep Advice

SAT / ACT Percentiles and Score Comparison Chart (Updated for 2017-18)


Posted 2018-01-16

Helpful Tools to compare your SAT and ACT scores. Keep Reading


PSAT Test-Day Tips


Posted 2016-11-01

Test-Day Tips for the New PSAT (beginning October 2015) Keep Reading


We Write the Books on Test Prep.


Posted 2010-11-08

The best test-prep books are those written by true experts in their field. So I took it as a compliment when Barron's, one of the world's major book publishers, recruited me to edit their ACT prep materials (see attached letter). In fact, many of our tutors have helped write educational materials for test-prep companies all over the world. Keep Reading


Everything is Obvious...Once you Know the Answer.


Posted 2013-10-24

It's been a long while since I checked in (blame my busy tutoring schedule), so today I'd like to tell a story that illustrates our teaching philosophy at McElroy Tutoring. Keep Reading


SAT and ACT Prep Classes at McElroy Tutoring -- now just $675!


Posted 2011-07-27

We are now offering SAT and ACT prep courses (minimum 4 students, maximum 12 students) at our San Diego headquarters for only $675. Sign up now to prepare for the September and October round of tests! Keep Reading


Grades 9-12: Test Prep and College Admissions Info


Posted 2012-03-20

A series of helpful links for students in Grades 9-12. Keep Reading


Why Francis Parker Doesn't Want You to Know about Us


Posted 2015-06-13

Why Francis Parker high school doesn't want you to know about our tutoring services. Keep Reading


Life is Like Test Prep.


Posted 2015-03-17

Many of the same trials and tribulations we encounter on a daily basis have parallels in the world of test prep. Keep Reading


Brian’s QRST Method for Success on the SAT, ACT, GRE, & GMAT


Posted 2015-10-18

Brian's Patented "QRST Method" (Question, Recognition, Strategy, Technique) for cracking the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT and ISEE. Keep Reading


SAT & ACT Test Dates / Deadlines / Conversions / Percentiles, 2016-2017


Posted 2016-06-15

SAT & ACT Test Dates / Deadlines / Conversions / Percentiles, 2016-2017 Keep Reading


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