Today is the big day for the PSAT!!  Every year around this time, high school juniors get the chance to compete for opportunities to win some amazing scholarships.  The PSAT is actually a student’s ticket to compete for recognition and rewards from individuals and organizations interested in supporting students and education.  These sponsors use the PSAT results to find students who EXCEL in life and academics and are worth the investment.   That’s right, the P in PSAT does not stand for PRACTICE (SAT), it stands for PRELIMINARY and is the first taste that a… Continue Reading

Quick – name one thing that Excel students are absolutely dominating. Well, there are many things on that list, but quite frankly, the ACT might be at the top of it. What makes us think so? Dougherty Valley junior Vikram Karmarkar, who is the latest member of the Excel community to earn top mark on the September 2019 ACT exam. Vikram’s motivation for enrolling in an SAT prep course was more refinement-of-technique driven, rather than rundown-of-the-basics: “I wanted tips and strategies to help me score well on the test.” While in class, he found that… Continue Reading

Monta Vista High School junior Siya Digra is one of Excel Test Prep’s most recent perfect scorers, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about it! After a long string of ACT champions, Siya has stepped forth to take her rightful place among our SAT hall of famers. To celebrate her accomplishment, we invited her to come to our office for an interview, and as part of our getting-to-know-you process, Siya answered a few questions for us beforehand, sharing with us the process leading up to her SAT exam success. Siya began her prep journey with… Continue Reading

Practice a variety of math problems to keep your math skills at their best.  This week, fine-tune your geometry skills by working on the problems below!   Points A and C lie on a circle with center R.  The circle has a radius of 18 centimeters.  The measure of ∠ARC is 90°.  What is the length, in centimeters, of minor arc AC?  A) 36π B) 26π C) 14π D) 9π E) Cannot be determined   Can you find the total circumference of the circle based on the information given? A) 36π B) 104π C)… Continue Reading

See what’s happening this week at Excel!  Our courses are guaranteed to increase your scores or help you pass, click here for more details. High school students:  Sign up for our upcoming SAT and ACT courses.  We are offering a variety of courses this spring and summer that are sure to fit your schedule.  Now is the perfect time to start preparing for next fall’s exams!  Our SAT and ACT classroom courses are generally 4 weeks long and come with 6 months of access to our Exam Club practice tests for free as well as 6… Continue Reading

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