Tag Archives: smart studying

Styling and Profiling

We’re all familiar with the idea that there are many different learning styles out there.  For a quick and dirty overview of the three predominant types, LDPride has some decent explanations that aren’t weighed down with excessive scientific detail.  You … Continue reading

Studying While Running a Business

Going to school and running a small business have a lot in common.  You’re always supposed to be doing at least ten different things, talking to ten different people, and making time to do even more later on.  There’s never … Continue reading

Things to Look for when Hiring a Tutor

guest written by Eric Clark of Quincy Tutoring Last week, my friend Mark from My Town Tutors wrote a great guest post for TestSoup.  This follow up will give you five things that you should look for in a tutor.  … Continue reading

Are Your Study Methods Effective?

guest written by Michelle Deets Haynes of Clarity Learning Have you considered whether your own study methods are working for you or against you? Study methods that consume too much time and don’t prepare you well can leave you feeling … Continue reading

This Is Only a Test…

(Or, How to Stop Worrying and Love the SAT) guest written by Barbara Bellisi of the CollegeBound Network I don’t consider myself old, but since I have taken the SAT almost half a lifetime ago (gulp!), I like to consider … Continue reading

A Different Perspective

When you think about it, who do you trust most when it comes to test prep?  Odds are, you have your own system for preparing for exams that you developed through years of trial and error.  You know approximately what … Continue reading

Staying Sharp During the Summer

When we are young, our lives are defined by the summer.  We look forward to it almost deliriously.  In fact, I think the only time we weren’t counting down the days until summer vacation was when we were counting down … Continue reading

TestSoup: Now on the iPhone

guest written by John J. Walters This is the second “announcement post” I’ve written for TestSoup in about a month.  If we don’t stop soon, our hubris will no doubt become our undoing.  But today we focus on happier things, … Continue reading

There’s “Test Prep” and then There’s Test Prep

I was inspired by this flippant blog post from Bethesda World News to write about the difference between smart studying and just cramming answers into your head to help you pass an exam.  Obviously, there is a big difference, and … Continue reading

The Sweet Spot

President Obama recently signed legislation into effect that will pump $2 billion dollars ($500 million per year over four years) towards community colleges, which already saw a 17% spike in enrollment from 2007 to 2009.  He is calling for community … Continue reading