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How to Find Help With Your ACT / SAT Prep

When it comes exams, everybody needs a little help sometimes. This is especially true when it comes to the ACT and SAT. Because acceptance odds and potential scholarships ride on your scores, you don’t want to “wing it” and hope for the best. You’ll want to find the best SAT prep courses, or ACT review …
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How to Find College App Essay Inspiration

Are you struggling to find a topic for your college application essay? It isn’t always easy to settle on one idea, especially if the school didn’t give you a common app prompt. These three tips will help you find inspiration for your essay. Brainstorm One of the best things you can do for your college …
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Daily ACT / SAT Prep Tips and Tricks

Although you should be setting aside a few hours every week to devote to ACT and SAT prep leading up to your test date, it doesn’t hurt to do a bit of studying on your off days. These daily tips will take just a few minutes every day, but can keep your mind fresh between …
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How to Finalize Your College Application Checklist

You have a list of colleges you’re interested in, but which do you apply to? You may have a list of 20 schools, but that doesn’t mean you should apply to all 20. Instead, you want to take time time to finalize your list. Here are some tips for ticking off your college application checklist. …
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Benefits of Taking an ACT/SAT Practice Test

While reviewing the material is a must, an important aspect of test prep that shouldn’t be overlooked is taking practice tests. There are plenty of benefits to answering ACT and SAT practice questions. They Identify Strengths and Weaknesses In high school, you may do better in English than math, or vice versa. However, do you …
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When Is The Best Time To Take The ACT/SAT?

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

(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

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.  …