Matt Larriva
Jan 13, 2019

The Inspired Child Web Series will highlight innovative educators, showcase student-focused community organizations, and will provide free resources to parents. The purpose of this web series is to provide parents with action-based tools that will help them support their students'…

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Matt Larriva
Dec 11, 2018

It's a busy week at The CollegeBoard as both PSAT scores (from the October test) and SAT scores (from the December test) are being released. As you may be a little less familiar with the PSAT scoring system, here's a…

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Matt Larriva
May 20, 2018

Applying to college: the phrase alone can instill terror in the hearts of high school seniors, and even in those of us who have lived through the experience. Every year, the college application process seems to get more complex, and…

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Matt Larriva
Apr 14, 2018

In an increasingly paperless world, the makers of the SAT and ACT are taking steps toward offering their tests exclusively online. This week, the entire Junior class of Chisholm High School in Enid, Oklahoma, will be taking the SAT on…

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Matt Larriva
Aug 24, 2017

  Choosing between the SAT and ACT is a tough but important process. Selecting the test that will showcase your strengths and downplay your weaknesses can add points to your percentile rank and make you a more competitive candidate for…

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Matt Larriva
Apr 18, 2017

For the first time in 40 years, The CollegeBoard is offering a summer SAT test date during the 2017 testing year. The ACT, not to be outdone, announced it will be offering a  summer sitting  as well, but not until…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 31, 2017

Orange County’s premier SAT prep and ACT prep is now available in Los Angeles. Powerful Prep has been the OC’s top-choice for massive point-gains and concierge-service and is now offering its exclusive service to  LA. Move your scores higher and…

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Matt Larriva
May 31, 2016

More than two months after the March test-takers sat for the New SAT, the CollegeBoard finally delivered the New SAT score reports. The results were odd and left counselors, admissions officers, and parents nonplussed. The most striking change was the score…

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Matt Larriva
Feb 21, 2016

Why the New SAT is a Big Deal Unless you’re a high school junior hiding under a rock (if you are, I don’t blame you because this whole darn Redesigned SAT transition thing has been rather stressful), you’ve probably seen…

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Matt Larriva
Jan 11, 2016

disSATisfied with the New SAT [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="465"] Issues with the New SAT[/caption] This New SAT is a mess, and we recommend you steer clear. Much has been written dissecting the specifics of the new SAT, so we'll be…

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