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What is the ACT to SAT Conversion?

When applying to colleges or scholarships, you might see some require you to have specific or minimum ACT or SAT scores to be accepted or eligible to apply. Understanding how the scores compare to one another – or convert – will help you determine the best test for you and your chances of being accepted …

5 Best SAT and ACT Prep Materials

The SAT and ACT exams are constantly on high school students’ minds. Taking one of these standardized tests isn’t always required for the college admissions process, but it’s a great way to get merit-based scholarships. Whether they’re taking it for the first time to get their baseline score or trying to get high SAT scores, …
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Your Guide on How to Change an SAT Date

As your SAT date approaches, you may be wondering – Can I change the test date? You can… under certain circumstances. Here are some reasons you might want to change your SAT test date, plus some steps you’ll need to take to take your exam on a different day and additional advice on whether or …
A perfect ACT score of 36 is elusive, but that shouldn't stop you from getting into your dream school.

What is The Highest Possible ACT Score?

The highest possible ACT score is 36. Students can earn this score by understanding how the exam is graded, taking practice tests, and properly preparing. Keep reading to learn more about how you can earn a 36 on the ACT. What is the Highest Possible ACT Score? The highest score a student can earn on …
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A Simple Guide to How to View Your ACT Scores

After you sit for the ACT, you’re likely going to be a bit antsy! After all – now it’s a waiting game for the scores! So how can you view your ACT scores? You can find your results right on your MyACT account! Keep reading to learn more about checking your ACT scores, what they …
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How to Sign Up for the SAT

So it’s time to take your SAT! Before you can actually sit for the exam, you do need to sign up for it. But how do you do that, and what do you need to know before you even register for the college entrance exam? We’ll cover everything you need to know about signing up …
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Best GMAT Prep Books

You’ve probably heard of the GMAT before, and if you haven’t, then you might guess by the name that it is a type of standardized test used in the education world. The GMAT is an entrance exam for business school that is 3.5 hours long. It tests specific skills that are important for management and …
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Best SAT Prep Books: Your Guide to Success

At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  When it comes to studying for the SAT, it is much like studying for anything else. We all have our strengths that we can feel confident in, weaknesses that we need to work on, and strategies that …
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Tips for Succeeding on the Writing Section of the ACT

The ACT Writing section is optional, but, if you sign up for it, that doesn’t mean you should wing it! Colleges and universities will see you’re taking the extra step to take this portion of the exam, but they’ll also want to see you score well. So succeeding on the writing section of the ACT …