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Why Breaks Are Important

No matter where you are in the college search process, whether just starting your list or polishing those applications, you need to be taking breaks. This includes breaks from studying for the SAT or ACT, scholarship applications, and your junior or senior year work. While you have a lot to get done, you also need …

What Do Your ACT/SAT Scores Actually Mean?

Whether you’re taking your first practice tests or decided to try out the ACT or SAT for the first time, it’s important to understand what your ACT/SAT scores really mean. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about your ACT and SAT scores, and do they really matter. What Do ACT Scores Mean? …
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Universal Application Deadline: January 1

Have you applied to your colleges yet? The due date is just around the corner! Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming universal application deadline. When is the Universal Application Deadline? Many colleges have their regular decision application due date on January 1st. While this is extremely common, it is not a hard …

Know Before You Go – Night Before and Day of ACT/SAT Tips

Is your ACT or SAT test date coming up? It’s important to know how to prepare, what to expect, and what to bring (and what you shouldn’t bring!). Here are some must-know facts that will relieve some of the stress of taking either of the standardized tests. What Should You Do the Night Before the …
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What You Need To Know About College Application Fees

College expenses start even before you enroll in a college, starting with the application fees. Granted the application fees are negligible when compared to the cost of college, but these small amounts can still add up. More so if you apply to several colleges in an attempt to increase your chances of acceptance. Paying for …
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How to Study for the ACT / SAT If You’re a Procrastinator

If you’re a procrastinator, it can be extremely difficult to get your work done ahead of time. Whether it’s homework or studying for a test, you’re likely doing that the night before. However, while the ACT and SAT are “tests,” they’re not the kind you can study for just the night before. Students taking these …
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How to Prep for the SAT and ACT At the Same Time

Are you considering taking both the SAT and ACT? It is possible to prep for both together, but you definitely need a game plan if you’re going to do your best on both tests. These tips will help you develop a strategy that will cut down on stress and help you reach your potential on …