SAT and ACT

Matt Larriva
Mar 18, 2020

Do I have to send all of my scores to colleges that require it? I took the SAT 3 times my sophomore year and did bad. I took it 2 times my junior year and did good. Is it possible…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 17, 2020

Asking how to cheat on the SAT is an interesting question. I assume you’re asking how to cheat on the test in a hypothetical sense rather than a pragmatic sense. That is, I am not encouraging using any of these…

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Kevin_O
Mar 12, 2020

The only reasons to start before freshman year would be you were targeting one of the talent-search programs for 8th-graders, which use the SAT as a qualifier.you were dead set on achieving National Merit recognition In which case additional prep…

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Kevin_O
Mar 10, 2020

About 6 out of 10 questions are chronological. Then there will be about 4 global questions that ask you about the passage as a whole or a recurring theme. These are not chronological. A good way to tackle the ACT…

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Kevin_O
Mar 09, 2020

I like your forethought. Good for you. I’m going to challenge some of the assumptions in your question’s premise before I answer. First, the PSAT is not a good diagnostic test. I know this is confusing because it markets itself…

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Kevin_O
Feb 27, 2020

Update: As of January 2021, the SAT Subject tests are discontinued in the US. As of May 2021 they are discontinued internationally. The College Board encourages students to demonstrate their subject proficiency through the AP Exams instead. For more information,…

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Matt Larriva
Feb 20, 2020

You want to know if you’re scoring a 1400 on college board sat practice tests, will you score a 1400, a 1300, or a 1500 on the real SAT test. Short answer: You’ll do worse on the real SAT than…

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Kevin_O
Feb 04, 2020

Is there a benefit for guessing on questions you don't know on either test? Here is everything you need to know about guessing on the SAT or the ACT. We've included a detailed analysis which tests two hyptheses on "how…

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Matt Larriva
Jan 18, 2020

People have long been curious about the former and current U.S. presidents' IQ, ACT, and SAT scores. In fact, that's likely what brought to this page. Since their introduction over 70 years ago, SAT and ACT tests have become integral…

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Matt Larriva
Dec 05, 2019

Celebrity ACT scores are a sham. Well, at least of a lot of them that we see posted all over the internet. The truth is, Marilyn Monroe never took the ACT. Neither did William Faulkner or former United States President,…

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