ACT Special Circumstances: Do You Qualify?

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The test itself may be standardized, but people rarely are. There will always be special circumstances, and so the ACT has addressed some of them and made other options available to qualifying students. The rules are still pretty strict, but there are exceptions. Fee Waivers The ACT isn’t free, and if you add the writing …

ACT / SAT Study Tips: Manage Your Study Space and Time

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There are dozens of ways to study for the ACT/SAT—using practice books, taking online practice tests, attending review sessions, hiring a tutor. Different strategies work for different people, but there are certain things that all students should adhere to: namely, their space and time. Study Space It’s important to manage your study space. Ideally, you …

Should You Get a Tutor for the ACT / SAT?

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While the ACT and SAT scores are not the only criteria for getting selected into a college, getting high scores does boost your chances of getting accepted. The question then is, is it possible to achieve those all-important high scores by yourself or should you get a tutor? Advantages of Getting a Tutor The biggest …

What To Do While Waiting for Your ACT / SAT Score

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After submitting the test comes the waiting game. Two or three weeks is the average turn around to getting your results, but it can be a nerve wracking time. You worked hard, studied hard, and survived—but what’s your score? It’s hard to wait. Fortunately there are plenty of things to do in the meantime. Register …

ACT Test Canceled: What it Means for You!

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12/11/17 This past Saturday, December 9th, ACT was forced to cancel its exam at over 400 testing centers in the US. Wildfires and heavy snowfall were to blame for the test cancellations and rescheduling. Next Steps ACT will, of course, provide a rescheduled exam time for everyone who had registered to take the test on …