Nullification Crisis: AP US History Crash Course Review

Debates about “states’ rights” versus “federal regulation” seem to pop up all over today’s political landscape, but the dispute did not originate in recent years. In fact, between 1828 and 1833 one of the most intense standoffs between the federal government and the states almost resulted in outright war. You can even argue that the […]




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Pendleton Act: AP US History Crash Course Review

The creation of the Pendleton Act in 1883 marked a new era for the US government. It changed how politicians gained access to public office and became a symbol of a non-corrupt government—moments like these are favorites on the APUSH exam. This AP US History study guide follows the reasons the Pendleton Law came into […]




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Should You Retake the ACT?

Should You Retake the ACT? Do you actually know anyone who likes taking standardized exams? Because we don’t. You have to study extremely hard for weeks, wake up early on a Saturday, and spend nearly four hours in a quiet, tense exam hall being really, really focused.




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The German Tank Problem Explained: AP Statistics Review

The German Tank Problem is a famous statistical problem that helped the Allied Forces during World War II, and can help you with your AP Statistics review. Statisticians use estimators when dealing with samples from a larger population. Often, it can be useful to know the size of the total population when you are working with a limited sample size from a population of unknown size.




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What’s a Good SAT Score? What’s a Bad SAT Score?

The SAT seems to have changed its format many times in the past few years, going from a perfect score of 1600 to 2400, and now back down to 1600. The SAT essay, which used to be required, is now optional and has a different format. Because of this, it can be difficult for students and parents alike to decide if their score SAT is good or not.




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How Twitter Can Help Your Students Rock AP Government

Teaching AP U.S. Government and Politics can be a daunting task. Convincing students that understanding the nuances between a GOP conference and a Democratic caucus is relevant to their lives can be tough. Making the “franking privilege” engaging is a daunting task. In a course so centered on fact recall, it is easy to surrender to lecture notes and rote memorization.




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9 ACT English Tips to Get Your 36

Has someone told you that the ACT English test only requires common sense? Do you just plan on buying a review book to study with? Think again! The ACT English test is not as easy as many people think, especially if you’re striving for a perfect 36.




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2016-2017 ACT Test Dates

Are you trying to find the 2016 – 2017 ACT Test dates? Well, here they are. The full list is below, and we’re happy to show it to you. Here’s everything you need to know to create your ACT study schedule and get the scores that you need.




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