April 21, 2016
Josh Waitzkin has been blowing my mind lately.
A former child chess prodigy, Waitzkin was the real-life inspiration for the movie Searching for Bobby Fisher.
Today he is a grown man, and lately I have been reading his fantastic book The Art of Learning: An Inner Jour...
April 10, 2016
I took the ACT yesterday, filing into a nervous classroom in South Brooklyn filled with kids half my age.
Every time I take the ACT, I learn new things about how to approach it.
Here is what I learned yesterday:
1. ACT English and Reading seem to be getting easier....
April 1, 2016
I have heard of several strategies to approach a Reading Passage:
Just read it and answer the questions!
Read the questions first, gaining a sense of what they will ask about. Then read the Passage, and then do the questions.
Read the whole Introduction,...
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