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Myth: SAT Math is Harder than ACT Math


There’s an ongoing idea that the SAT is the more difficult of the two entrance exams. A tangential myth is that SAT math is harder than ACT math. However, like the parent myth, the difficulty will entirely depend on the students themselves. The Differences in SAT and ACT Math First off, let’s highlight the differences …

MYTH: ACT / SAT Questions Are Ordered By Difficulty


With many tests, questions are generally ordered from easiest to most difficult. It’s easy to make the assumption that the ACT and SAT would be similar, but that’s not necessarily the case with these entrance exams. Randomized Questions For the most part, the ACT and SAT questions fall in a randomized level of difficulty. You …

3 Tips for the SAT Essay Section


Did you opt in to the Essay portion of the SAT? It can be helpful knowing some tips as you head into this optional part of the exam, especially if others in your study group declined to take it. Here are three things to remember on your test date: Don’t Ignore Proper Essay Format Just …

SAT Subject Tests: World History


Are you a history buff? If you can’t get enough of world history, are planning to major or minor in History, or just want to show off your skill in the subject, the SAT Subject Test in World History can give you that opportunity. Here’s a breakdown of what the exam is like. World History …

7 Tips for Tackling the ACT Essay Section


During the ACT’s optional 40-minute writing section, you’ll have to create a persuasive essay from a prompt. Some college require the ACT with Writing, others don’t—but it’s still a good idea to take it anyway. That being said, the essay portion makes many students nervous. Let’s ease some of those nerves right here and now …