Author - zinkerz

What Should I Know Before Sending My Child To Study In the U.S.? Part 1

As a parent, you’ve taught your child everything from how to use the toilet to how to treat people with kindness. If you can accomplish all that, and with presumed resistance along the way from the kid, then there’s no doubt in our minds that you’re more than equipped to handle the college application...

Facts about colleges you’ll visit during Camp

A fraternity pledge distantly related to one of the only two winners of the Jeff Foxworthy-hosted game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, the winningest pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball, what we can call “horseshoe nomenclature,” confusing calamities of intramurals, and a prank-obsessed late night talk show host.  This amalgamation...

Five Last-Minute SAT Math Hacks

“You have 5 minutes remaining in Section 4.” The announcement sounds like the script to a nightmare. 5 minutes? But I still have questions left to do! Palms are sweaty, knees are weak, pencil’s heavy. You start doing mental math: “if I spend 41 seconds on each question and account for the 8 seconds it...

What new changes are coming to the SAT?

In late January, the College Board dropped a huge announcement: big changes are coming to the SAT. Whether it's through our intensive one-on-one test prep classes or multi-hour marathon study sessions, Zinkerz strives to ensure that each and every one of our students is fully prepared for their standardized tests. We're also committed to...

The Importance of APs

WHAT IS AN AP CLASS? Advanced Placement classes are college-level courses taken during high school. They are designed to give you the experience of an intro-level college class and culminate in— should you choose to take it— an exam that can be applied towards college credit if you receive above a certain score. AP courses...

5 Reasons to Attend ZinkerzCamp

ZinkerzCamp is a two-week extravaganza of refining practical learning habits and maximizing standardized testing potential. All the while, students immerse themselves within the city of Boston – an educational hub where being a bookworm is an aspiration, not an insult. It’s an education celebration that you aren’t going to want to miss! Spots are...

10 New Years Resolutions for students

New year, new goals! As we leave 2021 behind, it's the perfect opportunity to set some new intentions for the upcoming year and to reflect on what you'd most like to accomplish. Here are some ideas for potential resolutions to make 2022 your most successful year yet. Aim to pick three goals to focus...

Dream Learn Grow

As the world of education and test-preparation continues to rapidly shift and transform, Zinkerz too seeks to constantly evolve in order to reflect the ever transmuting needs of our students. This year, we embarked on a journey of self-discovery, seeking to reconnect with our commitment to providing each and every one of our students...

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Choosing a College Major for Life

It is an unfortunate reality that the higher education system asks teenagers to pay thousands of dollars in tuition and commit to a subject that will influence the course of their careers. Accordingly, many high school graduates feel overwhelmed when tasked with choosing what to major in. This makes sense given their youth and...