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Alternatives To The ACT And SAT Tests

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The ACT and SAT have long been the benchmark for college entrance exams. However, there are some who believe these standardized tests can’t fully measure a student’s academic capabilities, and some students simply do not test well. Thankfully, there are some alternatives available to the ACT and SAT exams for those who prefer to try …
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The SAT Subject Tests Explained

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The SAT is one of the most well-known, and perhaps one of the most dreaded, college admissions tests. A little less infamous are the SAT Subject Tests, previously called the “Scholastic Achievement Tests” or SAT II. Some colleges, especially Ivy League and other selective institutes, require or recommend that you take SAT Subject tests, especially …
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ACT / SAT Tips for Students Who Don’t Test Well

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If you’re nervous or unsure of yourself when it comes to the ACT or SAT, you’re not alone. Many students don’t test well, but, for most, one of these standardized tests is required for college admission so it’s something high school juniors and seniors can’t avoid. These tips can help you better prepare for your …
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What NOT To Do During the ACT/SAT Exam

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You know what to do during the ACT or SAT and you know how to prepare, but do you know what NOT to do during the exam times? Here are three examples of things you should steer clear of. Don’t Bring Prohibited Items There will be a list of items the SAT or ACT websites …
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How To Practice for the ACT / SAT Essay Sections

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While the essay sections aren’t required by either the ACT or SAT, you may decide to take them anyway. Some students choose to do this in an effort to bolster their college applications or they have strong writing skills they’d like to put on display. However, when you’re studying, you may not know quite how …
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A Quick Overview of ACT and SAT Differences

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As of March 2016, the SAT did a major revamp of the format and types of questions, so the two tests are now much more similar than they were before. Today, though the two tests are more similar, there are still some differences you need to be aware of. The SAT The SAT has 1600 …
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4 Helpful Tips for the SAT Writing Section

Here are some tips for the SAT writing section ACT & SAT
The SAT Writing Section is all about editing—whether it’s fixing grammar, sentence structure, word choice, or strengthening the overall message of a passage. Whether you’re dreading this section or feel prepared, here are 4 handy tips for mastering it. Know the Format of the SAT Writing Section The first step to conquering something is to …
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