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When Is The Best Time To Take The ACT/SAT?

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Ah, the ACT and SAT. The Big Two. It’s almost a right of passage for college-bound students. There’s plenty of material to study, and you’ll want to focus on that, but one question demands attention: When is the best time to take the test? Check out those ACT and SAT sign-up dates, because we’re about …
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What You Need to Know About the College Admissions Cheating Scandal

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(3/28/19) You’ve probably seen the college admissions cheating scandal in the news recently. Several students received guaranteed admission to colleges around the country after parents spent money to ensure their acceptance. Here’s what you need to know: What Did the Cheating Involve? There were a few different types of cheating going on. One method would …
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SAT / ACT Tips and Tricks: Be Concise

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There are many SAT / ACT tips and tricks that can help you out with the reading, writing, and essay portions. But one of the most important tips is to be concise. SAT / ACT Tips and Tricks: Be Concise The ACT writing test is a 40-minute essay in which your writing skills are tested.  …
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Myths about the PSAT

There are a few myths around the PSAT and your PSAT scores that you should know about myths
The PSAT, or Preliminary SAT, is offered by College Board and has a lot of myths attached to it. You may have heard that your PSAT scores aren’t important or the PSAT isn’t worth your time, but that’s not true! Which of these three myths have you heard before? Myth: The PSAT is Just a …
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What You Need To Know About ACT / SAT Superscoring

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When it comes to standardized tests, simply spending time on practice tests and getting a high score isn’t enough. There are several other factors that you will also have to consider to get the maximum value from tests and to make your scores work for you. First, you have to decide which four schools to …
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Why You Should Follow Up With a College After Submitting an Application

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You’ve finished your college applications. Congratulations! There’s at least one more step though: Following up with the college. Here’s why it’s so important to follow up after you submit an application. Confirm They Got the Application The most important reason is to confirm they received it. Accidents and errors happen after you submit an application, …
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How to Write an Essay About Yourself: College App Introductions

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Wondering how to write an essay about yourself? Many college-bound students do. A college application essay is often seen by students as a chance to introduce themselves to the college admissions department. However, it’s time to start seeing it a bit differently. While a college essay definitely introduces you to whoever is reading your piece, …
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Why You Should Memorize SAT Exam Math Formulas

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For many students, the math section is the most dreaded part of the SAT exam. The fact that the math formulas are provided on the test paper offers some degree of relief and hopefully one less thing to worry about during test prep. Before you rejoice at the news. You should know that it’s strongly …
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