Shaan Patel

Shaan Patel

Shaan Patel is the founder of Prep Expert Test Preparation, a #1 bestselling SAT & ACT prep author, an MD/MBA student at Yale and USC, and the winner of an investment deal with billionaire Mark Cuban on ABC’s Shark Tank. He raised his own SAT score from average to perfect using 100 strategies taught in Prep Expert's SAT and ACT courses.

Articles

Does the SAT Measure Intelligence?

If I told you that Jack scored 1500 on the SAT, but Jill scored 2300 on the SAT, your immediate reaction is to believe that Jill is more intelligent than Jack. But is that really true?read more

Top 5 Myths About the SAT

From thinking the SAT is the be-all-end-all metric of your college application to believing it's your only admission option, here are a few common myths about that venerated (and feared) standardized test.read more

Why AP Scores Don't Matter in College Admission

The first two weeks of May are when AP exams are administered across the country. Although these exams cause tremendous angst among high school teenagers, much of that fear is unfounded. AP exams are much less important to the college admissions process than most high school students, counselors, and parents think.read more