Myth: The PSAT Is Just A “Practice” SAT


Many automatically presume that the ‘P’ in PSAT stands for ‘Practice’. Unfortunately, this misconception 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 About The PSAT The purpose of the …

MYTH: ACT / SAT Questions Are Ordered By Difficulty


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 …

Myths About College Orientation


Your orientation will most likely have a LOT going on, from overnight dorm stays to first semester course selection. But you may have heard quite a few myths about this event at the same time. Here are a few of those debunked. Myth: Parents Aren’t Allowed At Orientation This “myth” absolutely depends on the school. …

More Myths About the SAT


Plenty of myths circulate around the SAT and you’ve probably have heard a few as you’re preparing for your test date. Believing these myths can actually be detrimental to your final SAT score as well as your college applications. Here are just three you may have heard during high school. Myth: The PSAT Isn’t Important …

Myths and Truths About the ACT and SAT


The ACT and SAT are very important parts of the college admissions process. The time and preparation you spend on preparing for standardized tests will affect your future. Schools take ACT and SAT test results very seriously. Colleges receive enormous numbers of applications every year. Students with high standardized test scores are taken more seriously …

Myth: You Should Take Both the ACT and SAT


Some people believe the key to increasing their acceptance odds is by taking both the ACT and SAT. Let’s take a look at why that is, and why it’s not true. East and West Coast Schools Prefer the SAT, the Midwest Prefers the ACT Right off the bat—Colleges don’t prefer one test over the other. …