Katelyn McAdam

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11 Best Apps for College Life

At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  The time you spend in college, be it 2 years or 12, really are some of the best years of your life. Yes, you’ll spend a lot of time studying (or you should anyway) but there’s …
Here's how to get your student ready for the SAT and ACT test.

How to Make Sure Your Student is Ready for the ACT/SAT

So you’re the proud parent of a high school student. Lucky you! Between the endless hours of carpooling, doing laundry, and constantly asking if your student has their homework done, you’re also aware that these four years are kind of pivotal in your child’s life. Within the next couple of years, your baby is going …
When's the best time to take the SAT subject tests?

When You Should Take SAT Subject Tests

The SAT subject tests are designed to make you stand out during the college application and admission processes. Set yourself up for success. Start early in your high school career and make a 4-year test schedule. You’ll want to avoid taking the ACT, SAT, and SAT subject tests all within one semester. So make yourself …
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SAT Subject Tests: How Many Should You Take?

Each SAT subject test is an hour long, multiple choice test. In those 60 minutes you have the opportunity to show potential colleges/universities your strengths and interests.  YOU get to pick which of the 20 subject tests you want take. How many should you take? How do you choose? There are 3 big factors to consider …
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Should I Take Dual-Enrollment Classes in High School? How to Decide if Dual-Enrollment is Right for You

Registering for next year’s classes can be a stressful event. Especially when you have so many options to choose from. There are your “normal” classes, but there are also honors, Advanced Placement courses (AP courses), and dual-enrollment (PSEO) classes. And that’s for every subject. How do you choose?! That’s a hard question to answer. And …
Here are some last minute test prep tips that can help you out.

5 Last Minute SAT/ACT Test Prep Tips

How much time should you spend on test prep for the ACT or SAT? The answer to that question depends on the type of learner you are and how you study best. Everyone has their own preferences and test prep strategies for studying. Some start studying weeks or months in advance, while others study the …
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5 of the Best Study Apps for College Students

Technology is a wonderful thing. And when it comes to studying, you can never have too much help. So I did a bit of research and found 5 of the best study apps for college students. These study apps are geared towards keeping you on schedule and on-task with organized study materials. The Best Study …
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5 Tips for Studying for the ACT/SAT During Spring Break

So you’ve decided to tackle studying for the ACT or SAT during spring break. Kudos to you! In an effort to prepare yourself for this feat, you’ve searched for a few tips to help you be successful–and here you are. So here they are: 1. Make a realistic schedule Set a goal for yourself, but …

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