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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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Don’t Forget to Do This One Thing with Your College Applications

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It may sound obvious, but it’s surprising how many students overlook one critical step in their college applications. Proofreading. Every year, potential students send out their application that is incomplete, has typos, or poor grammar—mistakes that are entirely preventable had they done some proofreading. Slow Down, Take Your Time, Proofread Your College Applications After you’ve …
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Myth: You Should NEVER Guess on the SAT

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You may have heard to “never guess on the SAT,” especially from your parents or older friends or relatives. However, that is actually not true (anymore)! Here’s a rundown of what that means for you and why guessing may actually help earn you the highest SAT score: No Points Are Deducted for Wrong Answers In …
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