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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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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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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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03 Jul Posted by in PSAT, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing for the PSAT

Preparing for the PSAT

Preparing for the PSAT

So, you’re a few weeks into your junior year of high school now. This year may prove to be one of the busiest years of your academic career.  This year you should be scoping out colleges and preparing for the SAT. If you’re nervous about taking the SAT, one of the best ways to prepare…

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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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03 Jun Posted by in PSAT | Comments Off on How is the PSAT Used?

How is the PSAT Used?

How is the PSAT Used?

The PSAT is more than just a preliminary version of the SAT. Administered by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the PSAT is also the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT). Your child’s PSAT scores are used for determining eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship Program. This means by doing well on the…

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