Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
    (1964-1969)
  • Stanford University
    (1969-1984)
  • Princeton University
    (1988-2003)

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    (1966-1977)
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    (1977-1987)
    International Office Director
    (1987-2002)

Approach to SAT Math Problems

ePrep  Math  SAT
Karl Schellscheidt

free sat test video The SAT test is coming up this Saturday, October 14! For those of you taking this test and want to prepare for th SAT math questions, I’m going to try to post a few test-specific prepcasts to help you during this final week. First up….Math! It happens to be my favorite subject, but even I get a little worked up when reading through those tough SAT math questions. Stick with me and you can build confidence in how to attack the math section. (more…)

How You Can Prepare for the SAT on a $25 Budget

Karl Schellscheidt

free sat test video No, this is not a joke. In this prepcast video I will provide free SAT help and explain in detail the resources and methods in which you can fully prepare for the SAT test with less than $25. There’s been a lot of news lately surrounding the SAT and accusations that the test favors the wealthy who can afford expensive tutors and $1,000 test prep classes to achieve higher scores. However, while tutors, consultants, and SAT courses certainly help raise a student’s score, the basic preparation methods of “test-and-review” are accessible to any student armed with determination and $25. (more…)

SAT Vocabulary – Lesson 4

Karl Schellscheidt

free sat test video Ah…the finish line. If you haven’t watched Lessons 1, 2, and 3, stop reading this and go watch those videos! :) Vocabulary for the SAT can be a royal pain in the you-know-what. But the dividends of a broad vocabulary are even greater than a higher SAT score. Stick with me as we come to the finish of our little focus on SAT vocabulary. (more…)

SAT Vocabulary – Lesson 3

Karl Schellscheidt

free sat test video After watching vocabulary Lessons 1 and 2, you’ve hopefully committed to building a list of new words you encounter, not just for the SAT test, but also for life beyond. The early frustration you feel “acquiring” new words will ease as you get better and better at acknowledging a new word, writing it down, and committing it to memory. (more…)

Please Put Down Your Pencil!

Karl Schellscheidt

free sat test video The most alarming thing you’ll hear on test day is the proctor saying, “Stop! Please put down your pencil”. When that statement is uttered, will you be one of the students without regret, or will you be frustrated that you left too many unanswered questions? Having an SAT test game plan on pace will save you both frustration and lost test points. In this prepcast, I’ll walk you through the best pacing strategy to comfortably get to the end of the test. (more…)

SAT Vocabulary – Lesson 2

Karl Schellscheidt

free sat test video In Lesson 1 on SAT Vocabulary, I empathized with the situation of being too tired or busy to stop and look up a new word in the dictionary. Seriously, who has time building a SAT vocabulary list? Any student taking the SAT test! However, looking up new words in the dictionary is not just the burden of SAT test takers – it should be the discipline of any person. Hear me out in Lesson 2 on SAT Vocabulary as I’ll explain why this is sage advice. (more…)

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