Category: SAT

  • Colleges Reinstate ACT/SAT Requirements: What It Means for Students

    Colleges Reinstate ACT/SAT Requirements: What It Means for Students

    In a significant shift from recent trends, many colleges and universities are reinstating the requirement for ACT and SAT scores in their admissions processes. This move marks a departure from the test-optional policies that became widespread during the COVID-19 pandemic. For prospective students, this change has critical implications for how they prepare for and approach…

  • The Hidden Truth: Why SAT Optional Schools Still Crave High Test Scores

    The Hidden Truth: Why SAT Optional Schools Still Crave High Test Scores

    The landscape of college admissions has been evolving rapidly, with many institutions adopting test-optional policies recently. While the shift towards test-optional admissions was expected to reduce the emphasis on standardized tests like the SAT, a surprising trend has emerged. Schools that have gone test-optional still see many applicants submitting SAT scores, and the median test…

  • Slaying the SAT Math Dragon with Desmos: A Calculator That Adds Fun to Function!

    Slaying the SAT Math Dragon with Desmos: A Calculator That Adds Fun to Function!

    The SAT, a rite of passage for college-bound students, often makes us feel like we are on an epic quest through the world of numbers, equations, and geometric shapes. But fear not, for there’s a trusty sidekick in this adventure: the digital Desmos calculator. In this blog, we’ll journey through the exciting ways Desmos can…

  • Sweating the SATs? A new proposal to add a Fitness Section Might Just Be Your Lifesaver!

    Sweating the SATs? A new proposal to add a Fitness Section Might Just Be Your Lifesaver!

    Hey there, fitness enthusiasts and future SAT conquerors! We’ve got some exciting news to share today, and it’s bound to make your heart race (in a good way, we promise). If you’re a high school student gearing up for the SATs and are more at home in the gym than the library, you might be…

  • The Purpose of Individual Math Tutoring: Ensuring Student Success

    The Purpose of Individual Math Tutoring: Ensuring Student Success

    In a rapidly evolving world, the importance of a solid foundation in mathematics cannot be overstated. Mathematics is not just a subject we study in school; it’s a fundamental skill that underpins countless aspects of our daily lives and future career opportunities. Therefore, it’s crucial to note when an article like the one from AP…

  • 5 Triangle Trends on the SAT Math Test

    5 Triangle Trends on the SAT Math Test

    Cylinders, circles, and squares; oh my! SAT Geometry doesn’t have to be scary because here at Zinkerz, we closely monitor trends in the SAT to bring our students the most up-to-date test-taking strategies to best utilize their study time. Triangles seem to be the latest trend, and there is quite a bit of variety in…