About

Looking for a resource that empowers parents, educators, and counselors to best support and encourage students through the forever changing obstacle course of college admissions testing? You’ve found it. Welcome to TestBright!

We’ve created TestBright as the place to find the most up-to-date, free, expert (and independent from College Board and ACT) answers to all your questions surrounding the planning, guidance, and preparation for the high stakes exams of SAT, ACT, and PSAT. TestBright was developed as a collaboration between veteran testing experts and school counselors, headed by a national leader in test preparation. The information you’ll find on TestBright represents the answers to questions we hear every single day for parents, counselors, and educators across the country. 

One of our most informative and entertaining (and, of course, free) resources is the ultimate college admissions industry podcast, Tests and the Rest. join us for focused discussions with leading experts on the latest issues in testing, admissions, learning, and education. Better yet, subscribe to our newsletter so you never miss an episode!

TestBright also delivers critical training, curriculum, and ongoing support to school counselors and educators to help them become the school-based testing experts their communities need. We know that more student exposure and proper preparation for college admission testing encourages more students to pursue and achieve the considerable benefits of a college education. One major resource to drive student score achievement and college readiness while supporting teacher development is the new and innovative SAT/ACT TestFlip program.

TestBright was founded by Mike Bergin, an education industry expert who has designed, developed, or delivered instruction to countless students over the last 28 years. Mike started as a test prep teacher for Kaplan Test Prep, eventually rising to the title of Center Director overseeing seven New York counties. Huntington Learning Center recruited Mike to revise that company’s test prep curriculum and systems. As Director of Exam Prep for 9 years, Mike oversaw the development and national deployment of every aspect of Huntington’s SAT, ACT, SSAT, and ISEE programs. In 2009, Mike founded Chariot Learning, which delivers expert, individualized SAT & ACT instruction from Rochester to New York and the rest of the world. 

Amy Seeley boasts an equally long and storied career in test preparation, starting as a part-time tutor with Princeton Review to become Director of Test Preparation Services for Townsend Learning Centers, creating, managing and administering all aspects of Townsend’s test preparation programs. In 2006, Amy founded Seeley Test Pros to meet the ACT, SAT, and HSPT test preparation needs of hundreds of students annually in the Greater Cleveland area.

Mike and Amy are among the most well-known and respected names in test prep. They are the co-hosts of the Tests and the Rest podcast, consultants for ACT’s professional development programs, and founding members of the Board of Directors of the National Test Prep Association (NTPA).