Category: SAT

  • ACT Goes Digital: From Bubble Trouble to Clicks and Giggles!

    ACT Goes Digital: From Bubble Trouble to Clicks and Giggles!

    In a world where technology is transforming the way we live, work, and learn, it’s no surprise that even our beloved standardized tests are making the digital leap. The ACT, known for its reliability and importance in college admissions, has joined the digital age with the introduction of online testing. But fear not, test-takers; this…

  • 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…

  • 5 Geometry Trends on the SAT Math Test

    5 Geometry Trends on the SAT Math Test

    Previously, we looked at five trends related to algebra on the SAT Math test and how to approach a question centered around each test. But of course, there is much more on the SAT Math section than just algebra! This time, we’ll turn our attention to the types of geometry problems that have been appearing…

  • What do you think is the better choice between the ACT and the SAT? These are the factors that will decide it!

    What do you think is the better choice between the ACT and the SAT? These are the factors that will decide it!

    The time for college applications is drawing nearer. You’ve decided on your top choices for schools and a few safety options. Maybe you’ve even started brainstorming your admission essay and have got a rough draft or two down. Things are looking good. But wait, there is one more thing! That’s right; it’s those pesky-standardized tests.…

  • Five Last-Minute SAT Math Hacks

    Five Last-Minute SAT Math Hacks

    “You have 5 minutes remaining in Section 4.” The announcement sounds like the script to a nightmare. 5 minutes? But I still have questions left to do! Palms are sweaty, knees are weak, pencil’s heavy. You start doing mental math: “if I spend 41 seconds on each question and account for the 8 seconds it…

  • Getting to Know the SAT

    Getting to Know the SAT

    Introductions can be tricky, especially when you’re being introduced to one of the most important exams you will ever take. That being said, let’s meet the SAT, and learn more about it.

  • Cramming for the SAT: Does it Work?

    Cramming for the SAT: Does it Work?

    cramming is about as effective as synchronizing your study schedule with the alignment of celestial bodies when it comes to preparing for tests like the SAT and ACT.

  • SAT vs. ACT: What’s Right for You?

    SAT vs. ACT: What’s Right for You?

    While the two tests assess similar skills, there are key differences between the tests that can play to a student’s test-taking strengths. In order to maximize your performance, you should study for and take the test that is most suited to your strengths.

  • How to prepare in the last week before your big test

    How to prepare in the last week before your big test

    In the final days before taking a big test like the SAT® or SAT Subject Test®, it’s important to remain focused on your goals. Students will show off their hard work and knowledge in the test room.