THE TUNGSTEN PREP BLOG
The ACT rolls out an important exam change this fall. After sitting for a full-length ACT exam, students can re-test individual sections (rather than repeat a full exam) in hopes of a better section and overall ACT superscore -- the total of the...
Let’s take back the summer slump by focusing on a few simple tricks to reinforce Math skills without dampening the summer fun.
A great learning innovation is the podcast. They are an excellent way to learn while walking, on a long car ride or just waiting for the bus. Most are completely free and give you access to a whole new world of fascinating materials.
Tutor Oliver Broadrick is a Division I rower and Computer Science major at George Washington University. He applies his experiences as an athlete, nature lover and scientist to helping students find balance and perspective.
In our latest expert spotlight, Florence Lehr, founder of Artriculate, explains how creative spirits can leverage their skills in college to access exciting and interesting careers.
Charlezetta “Charley” Stokes is a Tungsten Prep tutor and Physics PhD candidate at Howard University. Her experiences as a black woman in STEM inform her teaching style and motivate her to help students find the inner drive to pursue lofty goals. How...
Those taking this year’s online 45-minute Advanced Placement (AP) exams may think they’re in for an easy, open book experience. More likely, this will be many students’ first experience with the style of home exams given by a typical college professor – just a few questions, but high expectations for a quality answer if you hope to score well.
Taking a free, proctored practice test in our office is an ideal way to establish a baseline score or “train” for the day you take the ACT or SAT. But maybe our practice test schedule won’t work for you or you live in a remote location. (Or, as is the case now,...