Prepped and Polished Podcast
Prepped and Polished Podcast
Alexis Avila
Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational podcast hosted by Alexis Andres Avila, Founder and CEO of Prepped and Polished. join me for brand new episodes with guests who are leading influencers in the world of education. From Alexis: This season, I am diving deeper than ever, covering topics that are both timely and impactful. For instance, I want to explore questions like: Why are today’s children experiencing higher levels of depression, anxiety, and unhappiness compared to previous generations? More importantly, with the help of guest experts, we'll explore actionable solutions. I believe that by fostering self-esteem, not only can we improve grades and test scores, but together we can also empower our children to achieve their life goals and dreams. Stay tuned for powerful conversations that aim to make a difference. What topics do you want to see covered in the podcast? Let me know in the comments if you have any topic or guest ideas. Would love to hear from you!
Episode 266 - From Failing to Acing: The Secrets Behind My Academic Comeback
On Episode 266 of the new and improved Prepped and Polished Podcast, Alexis shares his academic struggles and how he was able to overcome them. We’ll discuss ways to achieve better grades in school such as: • Finding the right social circles that will help you thrive. • Finding mentors at school who will inspire you. • Refining your study skills so that you put your best foot forward. Questions, Comment: Contact us at www.preppedandpolished.com
May 9
10 min
#265 - The Digital  SAT Versus the Paper SAT
In Episode 265 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron shares the differences between the Digital SAT and the ACT. The main differences are: 1. The digital SAT is shorter than the paper SAT. 2. There are more questions for the Reading Section on the digital version. 3. The digital version allows calculator use throughout the entire test. There is a calculator section and a no calculator section on the paper version. 4. The difficulty is adaptive on the digital version while the paper version's difficulty is random. For More Information Visit: Prepped and Polished.com
Oct 13, 2023
8 min
The Digital  SAT Versus the ACT
In Episode 264 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron shares the differences between the Digital SAT and the ACT. The main differences are: 1. The Digital SAT is taken on a computer and the ACT is a paper test. There is a digital version of the ACT but it is currently available for international students only. 2. The Digital SAT has adaptive difficulty while the ACT is a fixed test. The math and science sections of the ACT are getting more difficult. The Digital SAT adjusts to the test taker's answers and can get easier or more difficult depending on how the test taker is doing. 3. The Digital SAT has multiple-choice questions as well as open-response questions. The ACT is all multiple choice. For More Information Visit: Prepped and Polished.com.
Oct 4, 2023
7 min
Tutoring Tips The Digital SAT Format and Structure
In Episode 263 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron shares the differences in the Digital SAT's format and Structure.
Sep 20, 2023
12 min
Tutoring Tips Three Tips for a 330+ GRE Score
In Episode 262 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron shares three tips that students can use to boost their GRE scores. The three tips are: 1. Create a Realistic Timeline: Decide when you want to start and when you actually want to take the test. 2. Get in Plenty of Practice: Taking practice tests allows students to see where they are with each section of the test. It also allows students to set goals and have time to work on meeting them. For More Information about how the Prepped and Polished team can help you prepare for the GRE and improve your scores visit, Prepped and Polished.com.
Apr 19, 2023
5 min
Tutoring Tips: Three Tips for a 700+ GMAT Score
In Episode 261 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron shares three tips that students can use to boost their GMAT scores about how to approach questions in the Quantitative Comparison section on the ISEE Math Test so students can boost their scores. The three tips are: 1. Create a Realistic Timeline: Decide when you want to start and when you actually want to take the test. 2. Be prepared for the Quantitative Integrated Learning Section: This is good for students who haven't taken math classes for a while, to give them time to study the way the questions are presented and practice problems. 3. Understand the order of the GMAT: Tests can come with sections in different orders. Being aware of the orders of the test will help you work through the test more efficiently. It will also help you create "process of elimination strategies for different question types." For More Information Visit: Prepped and Polished.com
Mar 23, 2023
5 min
Tutoring Tips: ISEE Math Number One Secret Tip to Propel Your Math Score
On Episode 260 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron talks about how to approach questions in the Quantitative Comparison section on the ISEE Math Tes so students can boost their scores.
Jul 20, 2022
6 min
Tutoring Tips: SSAT The Number One Math Secret to Propel your Math Score
On Episode 259 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron discusses when and how students should study to boost their score on the SSAT Math Test.
Jul 13, 2022
6 min
Tutoring Tips SAT Math Hacks Tips and Tricks to Catapult your Math Score
On Episode 258 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron discusses when and where students should use a calculator on the SAT Math Test, as well as how to tackle the non-calculator section so your student can improve their scores on the SAT.
Jun 23, 2022
5 min
Tutoring Tips: How to Improve Your ACT Science Score
On Episode 257 of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, Aaron discusses how students can improve their ACT Science Test scores. He breaks down the different sections of the test, how best to approach them and much more!
May 25, 2022
7 min
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