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...

Taking and Studying for the ACT

Navigating the college admissions landscape is a thrilling, albeit challenging, journey. This process involves the exciting anticipation of what lies ahead, the apprehension of the unknown, the dream of achieving academic excellence and securing admission to your...

What’s the Easiest Aptitude Test to Take?

Aptitude tests are designed to help you discover your unique abilities and potential career paths.[1] However, they’re often a monster to take. Some of them require a 9-hour investment of time. Others even require you to travel hundreds or thousands of miles to an...

What’s the YouScience Aptitude Test?

Our last post discussed pricing the three primary aptitude tests we recommend. Today, we’re diving into another aptitude test: YouScience. This aptitude assessment took over dozens of public schools nationwide.[1][2][3] The advice aptitude tests give is not trivial. I...

How Much Should An Aptitude Test Cost?

Aptitude testing might give students the insights they need to plan their futures. Assessments for thoughtful students, delivered by a trained college consultant, further increases their chances for success. However, that begs the question: “Which aptitude test should...

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