Wrapping Up the Aptitude Testing Series

In this series, we’ve explored the power of aptitude testing in guiding career decisions, whether you’re a college student choosing a career path, an adult considering a career switch, or someone simply seeking to understand your innate talents better....

How to Switch Careers with Aptitude Testing

Have you ever worked at a job you hated? Are you working in one now? Well, if misery loves company, congratulations. You’re not alone. According to a recent poll by the Gallup organization, most professionals don’t exactly wake up inspired to go to work.[1][2] The...

Making Career Choices with Aptitude Testing

A job isn’t everything, but it’s far from nothing. On the average weekday, people spend more time at work than with their families.[1] As writer Annie Dillard wrote, “How we spend our day is, of course, how we spend our lives.” If you’re reading this, there’s a good...

Studying for the ACT: Series Wrap Up

This post wraps up our discussion on using ACT scores in your college application. We’ve journeyed far to understand ACT prep. ACT prep occupies a weird but firm place in the intricacies of college admissions. We’ve peeled back the layers of the...

Should I Get an ACT Tutor or Self Study?

Our last post discussed when and when not to submit ACT scores. Usually, taking the ACT can only help you. However, scoring competitively on the ACT will always help you. The reason is this: Competitive ACT scores matter. However, earning a high ACT score isn’t easy....

Applying Test Optional: Does the ACT Still Matter?

Contrary to popular belief, competitive ACT scores matter. Many elite colleges extol the virtues of their new, inclusive test-optional optional policies.[1] After all, every Ivy League college is test-optional now. And yet, each Ivy League college suspiciously gives...

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