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USC SAT and ACT Scores: What It Takes To Get In

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The University of Southern California (USC) is one of the leading private research universities in the country. The university has esteemed programs for business, education, engineering, medicine, social work, and law. The other programs to note include USC’s journalism and cinema schools. With so much prestige comes heavy competition. Over 50,000 students apply each year, …
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How To Break Down Your ACT Score

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ACT test scores range from 1 to 36. The composite score is based on an average of the English, math, reading, and science section tests. The average ACT score, for the 2015-2016 school year, is a 21, with a standard deviation of 5.4. The distribution of scores looks a little something like this:  From that, …
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MIT ACT and SAT Scores: What It Takes To Get In

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is well known for its dedication to science and technology. The prestigious school has inspired and innovated several notable discoveries and inventions over the years, including: the development of radar, contributions to mapping the human genome project, discovering quarks, and the invention of the GPS to name a few. …
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Are SAT Test Prep Classes Worth The Money?

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In recent years, SAT prep classes have become a lucrative business. Companies and corporations such as The Princeton Review, Kaplan Inc., and Sylvan Learning Inc. are growing steadily, providing test services for a larger and larger number of students. In addition to the larger companies, several local, private SAT tutors have popped up in nearly …
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Villanova University SAT And ACT Scores: What You Need To Get In

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If you’re considering applying to Villanova University, you’re in good company. Each year, the Pennsylvania university receives over 15,000 applications. Of those who apply, about half are accepted. Villanova requires applicants to submit either SAT or ACT scores from tests taken during, or before December, of their senior year. SAT subject tests aren’t required by …
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5 In-Person SAT Prep Classes

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A lot of SAT test prep is done online nowadays, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a class offered in a good old-fashioned classroom setting. Typically, if the in-person setting is what you’re after, it’s going to cost you a pretty penny. Having said that, I understand if you’re the kind of person that …
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When Do SAT Scores Come Out?

So, when do SAT scores come out? ACT & SAT
You’ve studied for what seems like forever, read up on all the test-taking tips, and owned that SAT test–all you have to do now is wait. But for how long? When do you get to see the fruits of your labor? When do the SAT scores come out? The answer: It depends. Each of the …
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Why Students Should Take Test Prep Courses

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When test day arrives, students will line up by the masses, clutching sharpened #2 pencils and bottles of water, stomachs filled with butterflies. Every student that enters the testing area will be experiencing some form of anxiety, some small mental roadblock that they will need to overcome in order to be successful. They will need …
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The New SAT Test Date Coming This 2017-2018

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There was a surprise on the list of 2017-2018 new SAT test dates recently released by the College Board. A late summer test date will now be offered for both the SAT and SAT Subject Tests. This change follows the popularity of the September ACT test date introduced several years ago. It is expected that …
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