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What Is ACT Aspire?

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Test scores really do play a big role in helping students get accepted into the college of their choice, especially if that college also happens to be highly competitive. Preparation can be daunting, even for teachers and parents. This is where ACT Aspire may be able to help. What Is It? ACT Aspire is a …

How To Become A National Merit Scholar

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Being awarded a National Merit Scholarship is not for the academically squeamish. Only the top 1% of students who take the PSAT / NMSQT achieve a score high enough to qualify. That does not mean you should give up all hope however. With test preparation and a mindset for success, you can achieve a National …

Myth: SAT Math is Harder than ACT Math

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There’s an ongoing idea that the SAT is the more difficult of the two entrance exams. A tangential myth is that SAT math is harder than ACT math. However, like the parent myth, the difficulty will entirely depend on the students themselves. The Differences in SAT and ACT Math First off, let’s highlight the differences …

3 Tips for the SAT Essay Section

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Did you opt in to the Essay portion of the SAT? It can be helpful knowing some tips as you head into this optional part of the exam, especially if others in your study group declined to take it. Here are three things to remember on your test date: Don’t Ignore Proper Essay Format Just …

SAT Subject Tests: World History

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Are you a history buff? If you can’t get enough of world history, are planning to major or minor in History, or just want to show off your skill in the subject, the SAT Subject Test in World History can give you that opportunity. Here’s a breakdown of what the exam is like. World History …

7 Tips for Tackling the ACT Essay Section

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During the ACT’s optional 40-minute writing section, you’ll have to create a persuasive essay from a prompt. Some college require the ACT with Writing, others don’t—but it’s still a good idea to take it anyway. That being said, the essay portion makes many students nervous. Let’s ease some of those nerves right here and now …

FAQ About the SAT Subject Tests

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Many students, while they’ve heard of the ACT or SAT, have never heard of SAT Subject Tests. Therefore, there are many questions high school juniors and seniors will have about these exams. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions surrounding the Subject Tests: What Are the SAT Subject Tests For? The SAT Subject …

SAT Subject Tests: Languages

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Are you fluent in another language? Maybe even two? Impress your future school by taking one of the SAT Subject Tests dedicated to a language. The tests are available in a variety of different languages. Here’s what you need to know about the available exams. Languages Overview The SAT Subject Tests in Languages has 12 …

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