‘Perfect’ Restart

Published on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 by

MasteryPrep Instructor Andrea Broussard Restarts Career into Education; Helps Student Achieve Perfect ACT Score Andrea Broussard was in disbelief. She could restart the computer all she wanted, but her student’s perfect score on the ACT was not going to change. “I will never forget that day and that feeling for my student. It was the […]

“Learn the Plays; Win the Game”

Published on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 by

Texas High School Administrator Implements MasteryPrep’s “The College Playbook” to Guide Students Through the College Admissions Process High school football is big in Longview, Texas. That is why Carla Williams uses football lingo to aptly name her college admissions and standardized test prep sessions offered by the Longview Independent School District. “Football is a big […]

5 Tips for Increasing Test Scores School-Wide

Published on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 by

Forrest County School District posted the largest ACT growth in Mississippi, leaping from an average composite score of 15.9 to 18.2 (2.3-point increase). It was the second year in a row that a MasteryPrep partner school posted the highest ACT growth in Mississippi. Forrest County has partnered with MasteryPrep since 2016. North Forrest High School […]

“Opportunity Knocks” – Former MasteryPrep Student, Turned Instructor Opening Doors to College for High School Students

Published on Monday, June 14th, 2021 by

MasteryPrep Instructor Profile: Savanah Shows “Because of you, I now have a bright future.” –MasteryPrep Instructor/Facilitator Savanah Shows will never forget that e-mail she received from one of her students after he completed an SAT Mastery Course that Shows taught virtually for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Before the seven-week course, the student had e-mailed Shows […]

SAT Writing and Language Tips: No Solo Comma

Published on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 by

Blog Chalk Talk #84 Do your students struggle with commas? If so, they aren’t alone. Commas are inarguably one of the most confusing grammatical concepts for students (and even professionals). Why is that? Well, it’s probably because commas have many rules and, of course, exceptions to the rules. Commas are little marks that don’t make […]

College Playbook Series: Why College?

Published on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 by

855-922-8773 Blog Chalk Talk #68 The college application process can be intimidating and overwhelming. Oftentimes, people question if pursuing a four-year degree is even worth it. In our recently released College Playbook, we provide students with valuable guidance and down-to-earth advice to help them set up their high school years for college success as well […]

8 Great Distance Learning Tools

Published on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #62 Having to face the challenge of quickly adapting educational practices due to COVID-19 comes with a myriad of questions and stresses. One of the biggest struggles is finding and implementing digital, distance learning solutions ASAP. Traditional, face-to-face education will resume at some point, but no one knows when this will be. […]

Learn How to Spot the Signs of Test Anxiety

Published on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #57 Breathe in…breathe out… Anxiety, in its many different forms, affects us all, but some more than others. Since there are many different types of anxiety, it is often very challenging to detect it in the classroom. Maybe you have students who go to class every day, participate in lectures, and do […]

What Students Need to Know About AP Courses

Published on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #56 Do you have students debating whether they should enroll in Advanced Placement (AP) courses next year? If so, this is the Chalk Talk for them! AP courses are meant to give high school students a taste of college-level work, but not every student is prepared for that kind of academic rigor […]

11 Scholar Tips for Scholarships

Published on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #55 11 Scholar Tips for Scholarships It’s no secret that college can be very expensive. That’s why many students depend on gathering different sources of financial aid—such as grants, loans, and scholarships—to attend college. Scholarships are a great form of financial aid because they do not have to be repaid; however, they […]