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Crumpled graph paper with text: Myths about a 4.0 GPA myths
How important is it to get a 4.0 GPA? Ask a class of high school students this question and you’ll be surprised at the varied answers you’ll get. Many students are under the notion that their GPA is the only thing that matters for admissions and scholarships. Only very few students understand the role GPA …
There are a few myths around the PSAT and your PSAT scores that you should know about myths
The PSAT, or Preliminary SAT, 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 Practice Test The PSAT is not …
Student thinking and studying for the SAT, trying to earn their highest SAT score myths
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 …
The ACT test isn't easier than the SAT test myths
If you’re a high school student planning on going to college, you know you need to take either the ACT or SAT. Most colleges accept either the ACT or SAT, so that’s good. But you may be wondering “Is the ACT easier than the SAT?” It’s actually a common misconception that the ACT test is …
Is the PSAT a practice test for the SAT myths
Many automatically presume that the ‘P’ in PSAT stands for ‘Practice’. Unfortunately, this misconception about the PSAT being a practice test can prevent you from qualifying for a few valuable benefits. Take a look at what exactly the PSAT is and why you should take it more seriously than you would a practice test. Facts …
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With many tests, questions are generally ordered from easiest to most difficult. It’s easy to make the assumption that the ACT and SAT would be similar, but that’s not necessarily the case with these entrance exams. Randomized Questions For the most part, the ACT and SAT questions fall in a randomized level of difficulty. You …

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