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SAT Redesign

SAT Redesign

Spring of 2016 will give a rise to another version of the SAT. Yes, that is correct, SAT format, style, and questions will be redesigned in the near future. Students planning to write SAT before March 2016 will still be writing the current test. How is the new SAT Test different? Optional Essay The redesigned…

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22 Aug Posted by in Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Preparing for the SAT, SAT, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on SAT Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

SAT Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

SAT Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with documented disabilities have the ability to write the SAT with special accommodations. Such accommodations typically include but are not limited to: extended time, extra/longer breaks between sections, computer accommodations, seeing accommodations (such as brail, larger font test booklet etc.) and/or hearing accommodations (such as audiocassettes, auditory amplifications etc.). Eligible students are encouraged to…

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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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07 Aug Posted by in Preparing for the SAT, PSAT, SAT, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on SAT Subject Tests: Determining Which is Right for You

SAT Subject Tests: Determining Which is Right for You

SAT Subject Tests: Determining Which is Right for You

In addition to the general SAT test, students are given the chance to write a more specific test on a desired subject. These tests are called SAT Subject Tests and there are 20 of them which cover the 5 following categories: English, Math, Science, Foreign Language and History. SAT Subject Tests give the student a…

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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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10 Jul Posted by in Preparing for the SAT, SAT, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies | Comments Off on Tips for Writing a Great SAT Essay

Tips for Writing a Great SAT Essay

Tips for Writing a Great SAT Essay

Many students dread and struggle with the essay portion of the SAT, but it doesn’t have to be this way! The best way to tackle the essay portion of the test is to know what to expect, have a plan going in, and sticking to a few simple rules. Below you’ll find some tips on…

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04 Jul Posted by in Colleges and Universities, Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Preparing for the SAT, PSAT | Comments Off on What To Do After You Take the PSAT

What To Do After You Take the PSAT

What To Do After You Take the PSAT

By this time, you may have already taken the PSAT and are just waiting to hear back on your results. Taking the PSAT is a great way to prepare yourself and possibly predict how you will perform on the actual SAT. A huge benefit of taking the PSAT is simply to familiarize yourself with the…

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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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