Pros and Cons Of ACT / SAT Study Groups

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Not sure whether joining an ACT/SAT study group would help you perform better on your test? Weighing the pros and cons of ACT/SAT study groups will help you decide if this is the right option for you. Pros of ACT / SAT Study Groups: Keeps you motivated and accountable Helps you stay focused and on schedule …

The Importance of Knowing the ACT / SAT Test Format

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When studying for a test, you probably focus on the material, right? The actual content you’ll be tested on. If it’s a US History test, you’ll study dates, memorize key people, and read about important events. But the ACT and SAT aren’t “normal” tests. You won’t just study the tested material in preparation, but also …

What to Do the Day Before Your ACT / SAT Test

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The months and weeks have gone by and you find yourself on the eve of the big test. So, what do you do with the 24 hours that stand between you and the entrance exam? Don’t Cram or Over-Study This may seem counter-intuitive, but you honestly shouldn’t study that much the day before. If you’ve …

Why Your ACT/SAT Scores Matter For College Scholarships

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You can find scholarships being awarded for all sorts of reasons. From being a Hispanic student interested in Engineering, to being fluent in Klingon. These diverse scholarships have equally diverse requirements for eligibility. One of the most common requirements is a certain ACT/SAT score. Academic Scholarships A large number of private organizations and colleges go …

The Week Before Your ACT/SAT Test

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You’re a week away from your ACT/SAT test and the countdown has begun. These 7 days are crucial and you must use them wisely so you are as prepared as you can for test day. Seven days may seem like plenty of time but you may find that the days will just slip away from …

How To Navigate The ACT Science Section

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Knowing what to expect and understanding how the questions are structured in the ACT science section can help to make this test less stressful. The first thing you should know is that the science section of the ACT is unlike any other science test you’ve taken in high school. The ACT science section tests your …

What is the ACT Test Information Release?

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If you plan on retaking the ACT again, one of the best ways to learn from your first experience is by reviewing your own scores. The ACT has a wonderful service that allows you to do just that: the Test Information Release. What the Test Information Release Tells You The TIR will give you a …

When You Should NOT Retake the ACT / SAT

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Most students who retake the ACT/SAT get a higher score the second time around. It’s highly recommended to take exam more than once—higher scores lead to increased acceptance odds and more scholarships, after all. But are there times when you shouldn’t retake? You’ve Already Taken it at Least Twice The answer to the question “Can …

6 Helpful Websites For ACT Test Prep

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Scoring well in the ACT can boost your chances of getting into the college of your choice. However, getting those much-needed high scores does not come easy. You’ll have to spend some time—actually, lots of time—preparing for this test. Fortunately, there are a few websites that can help you prepare better for your upcoming ACT …