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Christopher Wirick

Computing the Definite Integral of a Polynomial

We want to focus on the definite integral of a polynomial function. These arise very commonly in calculus, so here are detailed solutions to two problems, one multiple-choice and one free-response, involving a definite integral of polynomial.   Free-Response Definite Integrals: You will not commonly be asked to evaluate common definite integrals on the free-response, […]

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Thomas Broderick

AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam

The Chinese Language and Culture Exam is far from easy. But learning about the exam is a cinch! In this article, check out everything you need to know.

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Frances Wong

Q&A with College Students

The best way to really help students going through the college applications right now is to help answer any specific questions they might have. And who better to ask than college students who have just been through the process themselves?  

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Christopher Wirick

Tricky Questions on the AP Calculus Exam

AP Question writers love penning questions that seem difficult, but in the end work out simply if you remember a few key definitions. We will talk about two important concepts today, together because on the 1998 AP Calculus Exam, one question writer made us know both definitions, as well as the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus: […]

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Kristin Fracchia

Are You Taking Your ACT on Saturday?

The next ACT exam is this Saturday, December 10th, at 8am! Are you ready? So … yeah? GOOD. 🙂 Now that you’re a mere two days away from the ACT exam, it’s time to get organized. Ready for some sage advice?   Advice for ACT Test Day 1. Don’t Be Late First things first. Don’t […]

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Christopher Wirick

AP Calculus: AB Free Response

The free response portion of an AP Exam (also officially known as Section II) is very important, and the AP Calculus AB free response is no different. In fact, the AB free response section is weighed equally with your multiple choice results. It also turns out that the structure of the AB and BC Exams […]

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Thomas Broderick

Making the Most of the Time Between Thanksgiving and Winter Break

If you are a high school junior or senior, there is a lot to do between now and Winter Break. In this article, learn how to make the most of your time!

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David Recine

Are You Taking the December 2016 SAT on Saturday?

The school year is in full swing. Before the fun of Winter Break, it’s time to take the new SAT this Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. Have you prepared for the New SAT? You’ve hopefully already been doing some SAT prep… but more prep materials can’t hurt. Magoosh has you covered! First, drop by the Magoosh SAT […]

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Thomas Broderick

AP Computer Science A Exam

AP Computer Science A is difficult. Learning about the exam, however, doesn’t have to be. In this article, learn what you can do to excel on test day!

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Christopher Wirick

Understanding the AP Calculus AB and BC Exams

Did you know that there are two different flavors of AP Calculus? Calculus AB and Calculus BC are two different exams of different scope. I want to discuss the Calculus AB and BC exam together today, because they share common elements. The AB Exam and 60% of the BC exam are the same test, and […]

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