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Myth: I HAVE to Answer My ACT/SAT Questions in Order

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You may have heard it said before that you have to answer your ACT or SAT questions in exact order, but did you know that’s not exactly true? In any particular section, you can absolutely jump around from question to question! Here’s a bit of myth debunking on this so called “fact:” Skip the Toughies …
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Myth: Test-Flexible Colleges Have Lower Standards Than Test-Required Colleges

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When creating your college application, you have to understand that each portion matters. Your essay, your extracurricular activities, your references, your GPA, your courseload: Everything carries some amount of weight. That includes your standardized test scores. At colleges where the test scores are mandatory, those scores help to balance out your GPA. It also balances …
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3 MORE College Admission Myths

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There are far too many college admissions myths doing the rounds and unfortunately, they send many students in the wrong direction. Spending too much time doing things that do not matter means you will have less time to do things that do matter. Below are some college admission myths that are just that and nothing …
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Myth: The SAT is Harder than the ACT

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Is the ACT or SAT harder? Is one harder than the other? There seems to be a common myth perpetuated that the ACT is the easier of the two entrance exams. Perhaps it goes hand in hand with the myth that more elite schools favor the SAT over the ACT (also not true). Another factor …
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Myth: I’ve Been Accepted Into College! I Don’t Have a Thing to Worry About Now!

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Receiving an acceptance letter from a college you’re really excited to go to can be a euphoric moment! All the hard work, the studying, the applications, the ACT/SAT tests, it all boils down to that one “Congratulations! You’re In” moment. And you should celebrate that you got accepted! Grab some ice cream, splurge a little on …
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