Category: Standardized tests

The Scoop on SATs, ACTs, and Test-Optional
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The Scoop on SATs, ACTs, and Test-Optional

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 30, 2020 0

The SATs and ACTs have been around for longer than you might think, and began for reasons you may not have known. Now, more and ... Read More

Opinion: Standardized Tests Will Still Matter
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Opinion: Standardized Tests Will Still Matter

Kevin Newton Kevin Newton- June 25, 2020 0

  This post is going to disappoint a fair number of people, but it's a hard truth that merits being said. I've spend the past ... Read More

College Prep and Motivating Teenagers – Like Mixing Oil & Water?
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College Prep and Motivating Teenagers – Like Mixing Oil & Water?

Road2College Road2College- June 2, 2020 0

As most parents know, trying to motivate a teenager to do something they don't want to do can feel like banging your head against a wall. ... Read More

Admissions Policies at Test-Optional Colleges
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Admissions Policies at Test-Optional Colleges

Road2College Road2College- April 9, 2020 0

Bowdoin College was the first college to go test optional in 1969. Though a bold move at the time, many other colleges did not follow ... Read More

What’s the Difference Between ACT vs. SAT: An Expert Offers His Opinion
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What’s the Difference Between ACT vs. SAT: An Expert Offers His Opinion

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- January 23, 2020 0

It makes sense that there would be no need for two separate standardized tests if both were identical. So, it's safe to assume that there ... Read More

ACT Test Tips From An Expert
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ACT Test Tips From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- January 12, 2020 0

    At one time, the differences between the ACT and the SAT were more defined, however, those major differences, according to Melissa Hendrix, Expert ... Read More

Overcoming Test Anxiety: Tips From a Test Prep Pro
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Overcoming Test Anxiety: Tips From a Test Prep Pro

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 8, 2019 0

  When it comes to test-taking, it is completely normal to experience a few butterflies in your stomach when you're in pre-test mode. In fact, ... Read More

How to Plan Your Studying: SAT and ACT Test Prep Calendar
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How to Plan Your Studying: SAT and ACT Test Prep Calendar

David Recine David Recine- September 1, 2019 0

A good study plan is crucial for passing the SAT or ACT. To plan well, it's good to know the SAT and ACT test dates. ... Read More

5 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for the ACT
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5 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for the ACT

Kelly Finn Kelly Finn- August 1, 2019 0

   Higher ACT scores help your student not only get into more selective schools, but they can also help them receive more merit scholarships to ... Read More

Which Hurts Your Chances More: Low Grades or Low Test Scores?
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Which Hurts Your Chances More: Low Grades or Low Test Scores?

Regina H Paul Regina H Paul- August 1, 2019 0

Who is in the tougher situation when it comes to getting into college: the student whose high school GPA is lower than ideal or the ... Read More

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