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Do I Need to Take the SAT or ACT Tests?
The rise of test optional policies has many students asking, “Do I need to take the SAT?” The answer: probably. Here’s why…
PSAT vs SAT: Should You Even Take The PSAT Test?
Students and parents alike are seeking comparisons of the PSAT vs SAT difficulty levels and whether or not the PSAT goes on their record. There…
3 Reasons Your Test Scores Aren’t Improving After Practicing
I’ve been practicing for the SAT for almost 2 months now but still can’t see a difference. Can I get a piece of advice (because it’s so disappointing)?
Is The Real SAT Harder Than The College Board SAT Practice Tests?
The College Board SAT practice tests are a logical way start prepare for the SAT but practice tests are generally easier than the real thing…
How bad is a 1090 on the SAT, considering it’s my first attempt?
Nothing is objectively good or bad other than the context that you frame it in. A 1600 isn’t a good score if you’re applying to a test-blind school,
Don’t Sweat The ACT Reading Test, Master It
Nervous about the ACT test because the reading section isn’t your strongest subject? Don’t sweat it, here’s how you can master it instead.
Weighted GPA vs Unweighted GPA: Which Do Colleges Look At ?
You know there’s a difference; what you mean is, “how significant is a 0.05 grade point to Ivy League admissions?”
ACT vs SAT: Which Test Should You Take?
ACT vs SAT: Which test is easier for students like you? Here we’ll explain how to determine which test to take and when to take it. 🧠
Get Into The Ivy League As An International Student
Update: as of May 2021 the SAT Subject tests are discontinued internationally and domestically. The College Board encourages students to demonstrate their subject proficiency through the…
How Can I Cheat on the SAT?
Many people have cheated successfully on the SAT mostly through identity fraud, early access to the material, or communication during the test.
MIT Now Requiring the SAT or ACT for Admissions
MIT announced on Monday, March 28th, that they would be reinstating their SAT/ACT requirement for applications. The change takes affect for the upcoming admissions cycle for…
Computer Based SAT Testing
The College Board has announced its latest round of changes to the SAT test including computer-based training, a shorter test, and more.