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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?

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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 Dates

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There was a surprise on the list of 2017-2018 new SAT test dates released by the College Board. A late summer test date is now 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 the August …
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Harvard University ACT and SAT Scores: What You Need To Get In

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To say that “it’s tough” to get accepted into Harvard University is an understatement. With nearly 35,000 applications sent in each year and a 6% acceptance rate, Harvard is one of the most–if not the most–selective colleges. Requirements for applications include taking the SAT or ACT (with writing) exam, getting letters of recommendation from teachers, …
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What You Need to Know About Test-Optional Colleges

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Bowdoin College was the first college in the U.S. to make the submission of standardized test scores (SAT/ACT) optional in 1969, but they were hardly trendsetters. It was not until forty some years later that over 800 other colleges and universities followed Bowdoin’s lead and are now either test optional or “test flexible”. Understanding the …
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Boston College SAT and ACT Scores: What You Need to Get In

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Interested in attending Boston College? You’re not alone! BC receives over 23,000 applications a year from students all over the globe. Of these applicants, about 34 percent are accepted. Boston College requires an ACT (with writing) or an SAT score before considering your application complete. If you take SAT subject tests, BC will consider those …
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How To Qualify As A National Merit Scholar

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If you’re like many college hopefuls, you’re looking for any possible source of scholarship money to help you fund your higher education. In your search, you may have heard of a program called the National Merit Scholarship–you may have even taken the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test! But what exactly is the National Merit Scholarship, and …
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