Matt Larriva
Oct 13, 2020

That depends on what your starting score is and on what you consider “good.” There are too many factors to be able to answer this with any sense of certainty--what if you’re a straight-A student who just needs to review…

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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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Matt Larriva
Oct 05, 2020

UNITED STATES, March 12, 2021, COLLEGE EXPRESS This May, the Regents of the University of California school system voted to phase out the SAT and ACT over the next five years. Working to eliminate the socioeconomic bias latent in the…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 29, 2020

UNITED STATES, September 29, 2020 – Parenting Herald Tell us a little bit about yourself and Powerful Prep. I am the founder of Powerful Prep, a leading concierge tutoring firm, dedicated to transparency, massive point gains, and customized curriculum, and an expert…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 26, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES, September 24, 2020 – EmergingEdTech University of California Case Ruling || Recently, the University of California was ordered to stop using SAT and ACT test scores in admissions, and while the case involves students with disabilities, the judge’s…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 25, 2020

In early September, the UC system was barred from using SAT and ACT scores entirely. This is not to be confused with the UC’s earlier decision to intentionally phase out the use of SAT and ACT scores over a 4-year period; nor is…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 20, 2020

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 10, 2020 - EINPresswire Matt Larriva, founder of Powerful Prep, a leading concierge tutoring firm dedicated to transparency, massive point gains and customized curriculum, recently received his millionth answer-view on Quora, a platform to ask questions and…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 17, 2020

I can’t guarantee a 1500, but I can tell you how to make sure you have the highest likelihood of the largest improvement in the time you have. Map out the material you need to learn. If you’re taking the…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 16, 2020

This question is too subjective to be useful. The other will tell you that you’re in the XXth percentile, and “not bad at all.” And, if your goal was admission to a testing-optional school, or if your goal was to…

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Matt Larriva
Sep 08, 2020

If colleges no longer accept SAT scores, how do I ensure my child gets in? Yikes. There are a lot of very emotional and incorrect answers to this question, so I’ll try to provide some objectivity here. First, the premise…

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