Myth: High ACT / SAT Scores Guarantees College Admission

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This is one of the most common myths associated with college admissions. The truth is high test scores are only one of many factors that are used to evaluate college applications. The admissions committee will also take a look at your academic grades, personal essay, extracurricular activities, recommendation letter and extent of community involvement before …

Myth: It Looks Bad if I Take the ACT / SAT Too Many Times

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Appearance is everything when it comes to college applications. Students painstakingly craft a resume to sell themselves as the perfect student candidate. Understandably, they want to avoid anything that paints them in a bad light. Some fear that taking the ACT / SAT too many times will make them look like a failure in the …

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 …

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 …

Myth: The SAT is Harder than the ACT

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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 in spreading this myth might be the fact that the east and …