Tag - ACT prep

College Recruitment Seminar 10/15

Next College Recruitment Seminar with Aspire Soccer Consulting is scheduled for Sunday, October 15th from 7- 8pmLocation: Learning Ascent Tutoring House at 2020 Dean Street, Unit N, St Charles, IL.Please call 630-587-2795 to reserve you seat. Space limited. Did you know colleges give more Scholastic Scholarships than Athletic Scholarships? Want to know how...

Test Tumult

Every year, juniors across the country take either the ACT or SAT test to prepare for college entrance. But which would should you take? There are differences between the two, so it is important what to expect in each. Here is a breakdown of the two tests:ACTThere is a science section to the...

Prep Course Tips from a Senior Who Knows

SAT. ACT. Those three little letters can bring up so many emotions. How can three letters hold so much power? The score you receive on these tests could set the framework for your future, and where you will go in life. Sounds scary, right? Don’t worry, it doesn’t have to be.Last year, I was...

Saving Scores

When students take the ACT, they have the option to send their scores to up to four colleges where they are looking at applying. This is a free option during registration for the ACT, however, you might want to hold off on sending those scores right away. Here's why:Each time a student takes the...

ACT Anticipation

The ACT is coming up within the next 24-48 hours. Your child has studied hard (or maybe not at all). It's the point of no return. What can you, as a parent, do to help them make the most of the last few days before the ACT test? Here are a few ideas:Stay Positive. Just...

Meet Your Tutors: Bethany

We are back with another round of "Meet your Tutors!" This time, we talked with Bethany, one of our English and Reading tutors here at Learning Ascent.Here's what she had to say:What area of study do you specialize in here at LA?I specialize in English, Language Arts, Reading, Writing for kindergarten to college.  I...

New Semester: No Worries

First Semester is coming to an end for many high school students in the next week or so. For some, this is a sigh of relief, but worry for the new semester ahead. Here are 5 easy tips (plus a bonus tip!) to make your second semester even better than your first:Study Time does not equal...

Meet Your Tutors: Bruce

There are so many amazing tutors here at Learning Ascent. Each of them specialize in a wide variety of subjects, but they all have one thing in common: they love working here!Bruce is one of the most dedicated and popular tutors here. Often he is one of the first faces you see and first...

Scheduling Made Easy

We recently asked some of the families we work with to give us feedback about what they love most about Learning Ascent. We received many positive responses regarding everything from our friendly and knowledgeable staff, their child's grades improving, to our ACT prep courses, study skills, and test preparedness. But there was a common answer in all...

SAT vs. ACT: Which one should I take?

For many in high school, the search for the right college can be a daunting task. What often makes it even harder is figuring out which placement test to take before ever applying for a specific school. Which test is better? ACT or SAT? Here's a look at the differences and similarities between the two tests:ACT:Questions...