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Why do I freely share so much of my test-prep advice and materials?

Posted 2020-11-30

Over the decades, many have asked me why I made the conscious decision to start posting my test-prep techniques and materials on the web for free. "Aren't you afraid your students won't need you anymore?” they say. Well, no, actually, I'm not!
First of all, I post these techniques for the benefit of students who are bright and motivated but perhaps cannot afford to pay for a private tutor. As a product of the public school system myself (kindergarten through senior year of high scho... Keep Reading

McElroy Tutoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates, Changes and Announcements

Posted 2020-09-29

Important updates regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and its effects on the test prep / admissions landscape. Keep Reading

GRE vs. GMAT vs. LSAT: The Ultimate Score Percentile Comparison / Conversion Table (Updated for 2019-20)

Posted 2019-07-22

A handy reference tool to quickly and easily compare score percentiles on the GRE, GMAT and LSAT. Keep Reading

SAT / ACT Percentiles and Score Comparisons / Conversions, Updated for 2019-2020

Posted 2019-10-06

SAT / ACT Percentiles and Score Conversions, updated as of 7/19/19. Keep Reading

What is Tutoring? A Typical Conversation with a Potential Test-Prep Student/Client

Posted 2019-10-06

Frequently asked questions about tutoring, in conversational form. Keep Reading

I scored a Perfect 36 on the ACT.

Posted 2021-02-04

In April of 2018, on my 7th and final attempt at the ACT, I earned a perfect 36/36/36/36 score, with all 215 questions answered correctly. Keep Reading

SAT and ACT Test Dates, 2018-2019

Posted 2019-04-12

A full list of SAT and ACT Test Dates for the 2018-19 academic year. Keep Reading

Expert Remote Learning and Private Tutoring: Online Test Prep for the SAT, ACT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, and ISEE with a Harvard Grad & Perfect Scorer. Meet by Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, phone, Google Meetings, or the online chat application of your choice.

Posted 2021-01-11

The geographical walls that once limited my reach as a tutor have officially fallen. Keep Reading

I scored a Perfect 1600 on the New SAT (score report attached).

Posted 2021-02-04

I have now earned perfect scores on both the 1600-point (new) and 2400-point (old) SATs. Keep Reading

What is a Great Tutor Worth?

Posted 2016-06-30

Tutors, Money, and You. Keep Reading

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