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The Importance of One on One Preparation

The Importance of One on One Preparation

Students can prepare for their ACT/SAT examination in a variety of ways. Some students study alone, others enroll in general courses, others seek private one on one tutoring. Evidently, this wide array of choice varies in effectiveness. To optimize their score, the student should aim to utilize the most beneficial method.  More specifically, the student…

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23 Jul Posted by in ACT, Preparing for the ACT, Preparing for the SAT, SAT, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies | Comments Off on SAT & ACT Essay Writing Tips

SAT & ACT Essay Writing Tips

SAT & ACT Essay Writing Tips

Frequently, the student will be required to write an essay for their ACT/SAT test. It must be noted that the student is only given 30 minutes to write the essay in the ACT and only 25 minutes to write it in the SAT. Evidently this is not a proper amount of time to write a life changing essay;…

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SAT/ ACT Preparation for 2014-2015

SAT/ ACT Preparation for 2014-2015

ACT and SAT test dates are fast approaching and it is vital that students who plan to take either of these tests during the 2014-2015 school year start determining a plan for this test. It is important to know when the test are offered and register for the date that works best for you. Early…

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14 Jul Posted by in ACT, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Preparing for the ACT, Preparing for the SAT, SAT, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Process of Elimination Strategy for SAT/ ACT Style Questions

Process of Elimination Strategy for SAT/ ACT Style Questions

Process of Elimination Strategy for SAT/ ACT Style Questions

Sometimes students will encounter a question that they do not know how to handle.  When this happens, it is that students know how to handle this situation as this one question could make the difference of being admitted to the post-secondary school of choice. In order to master this skill, the following points should be…

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How to Prepare for ACT and SAT Math Tests

How to Prepare for ACT and SAT Math Tests

The math portion of the ACT and SAT tests is one of the more overwhelming sections for students. The test requires a lot of planning and strategy to complete it. The math section tests students on their problem solving and critical thinking skills. Still, in order to perform well on the exam students must know…

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Scoring the SAT and ACT

Scoring the SAT and ACT

Both the ACT and SAT tests grade differently. For instance, an average score for the SAT is 1500 whereas that for the ACT is about 21. But what do these numbers mean and how can you determine where you stack up against the others? Here are a few guidelines: The SAT Test The SAT tests…

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Comparing the SAT and ACT Tests

Comparing the SAT and ACT Tests

The ACT and SAT tests are standardized tests for high school students which tests their readiness to enter the college. Recently, many colleges have started accepting both SAT and ACT. This option can sometimes be difficult for students who are unsure of which test is best for them. In this blog, we will compare the differences between…

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29 Jul Posted by in Preparing for the ACT, Preparing for the SAT | Comments Off on How to Guess Smarter

How to Guess Smarter

How to Guess Smarter

In a perfect world, when you sit down to take the ACT or SAT, you’ll understand every question and be able to figure out every correct answer. But let’s face it: this isn’t a perfect world and you’re probably not going to achieve a perfect score. But that doesn’t mean you can’t earn a very…

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21 Jun Posted by in Preparing for the ACT, Preparing for the SAT | Comments Off on Choosing between the SAT and the ACT

Choosing between the SAT and the ACT

Choosing between the SAT and the ACT

With the end of your high school career nearly in sight, you may have your college choices narrowed down to a few or you may even have an idea of the degree you’d like to pursue, but there may still be one question on your mind – should you take the SAT or the ACT?…

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03 May Posted by in Preparing for the ACT | Comments Off on Preparing for the ACT Writing Test

Preparing for the ACT Writing Test

Preparing for the ACT Writing Test

“The Senior Itch—the incurable chaffing we all crave to scratch. The cure? Graduation.” Thus begins a sample essay for ACT Writing Test. This particular “hook” was from an essay that scored a 6, the highest score given. So what does it take to receive a high score on the Writing Test? First of all, you…

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