sat essay score perfect scoring tips
Matt Larriva
Dec 21, 2020

Many students ask me about SAT essay scores and request an example of an SAT essay with a perfect score. I will share my response below and explain why this SAT essay example fulfills all the scoring requirements. There are…

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graduating class at Harvard ivy league
Matt Larriva
Dec 18, 2020

Harvard announced in early 2020, that students will not need to complete the essay portion of the SAT or ACT in order to fulfill Harvard's ACT and SAT requirements for applying to the school. The news was not entirely surprising…

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Matt Larriva
Dec 15, 2020

IRVINE, CA, UNITED STATES, December 15, 2020 EINPresswire U.S. Tutoring Firm Forecasts Surge in International College Applicants, Translates Site to Multiple Languages || We expect universities to raise their international-student quotas in the coming years to fill budget and enrollment…

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SHOUTOUT LA PRESS CLIPPING FEATURING MATT LARRIVA, FOUNDER OF POWERFUL PREP
Matt Larriva
Dec 14, 2020

Hi Matt, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?It occurred to me that test-prep and tutoring was this massive billion-dollar industry that was plagued by informational asymmetry. Parents and students have no idea…

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PRESS CLIPPING FEATURING MATT LARRIVA, FOUNDER OF POWERFUL PREP
Matt Larriva
Dec 08, 2020

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 8, 2020 EINPresswire Elite Super Tutor Evaluates Growing EdTech Space || "The space rapidly snowballs into a behemoth, and not one that merely caters to the school-aged student.”— Matt Larriva, founder of Powerful Prep --…

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student sitting at desk prepping for sat test
Matt Larriva
Dec 05, 2020

I was recently asked about the different types of students who typically take the SAT test and/or the ACT test. In my experience prepping countless students for ACT and SAT testing, I think it's safe to say that you'll encounter…

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AUHTORITY MAGAZINE PRESS CLIPPING FEATURING MATT LARRIVA, FOUNDER OF POWERFUL PREP
Matt Larriva
Dec 02, 2020

I would probably start with education, experience, results, constant reevaluation, and empathy. The last one is likely unexpected, but the idea of a teacher being good without being empathetic is misguided — a teacher may be able to pull this…

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Matt Larriva
Nov 13, 2020

Education has been upended amid COVID-19. Across the country, many schools and universities have had to shut down physical campuses and have rushed to roll out online learning. While online college classes, web-based test prep, and other internet-facilitated learning methods…

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Matt Larriva
Oct 13, 2020

Can you get a good score on the SAT if you’re taking it for the first time and studied for only a month? That depends on what your starting score is and on what you consider “good.” There are too…

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Matt Larriva
Oct 13, 2020

This is a good question. The other people answering are misunderstanding your question to be, “am I allowed to change the order of the SAT” (the answer is no). But your question was, “can changing the order affect performance?” The…

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