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The SAT Experimental Section Explained

Throughout 2018, the College Board came under fire from test-takers across the country for, among other things, applying wildly varying score curves to different test dates. To find out why, we need to take a trip back in time. Once upon…
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4 SAT Reading Strategies to Boost Your Score

Unlike the math and writing portions of the SAT, the SAT reading section doesn’t require you to bring any outside knowledge to the test. You don’t need to know grammar rules or algebra—you just need to know how to read. For those of you…
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Top Five Signs You Need Test Prep Help

Plenty of people get ready for tests like the ACT and SAT all on their own. In fact, we’ve got lots of test prep resources to help students get ready for their tests: How to Get a 30 (or Higher!) on the ACT: Key Study Tips Top 10 SAT…
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How to Decide Between the ACT and SAT

Are you trying to figure out whether you should focus on the SAT or the ACT? Relax—we’ve got you covered. A lot of students wonder whether colleges secretly prefer one test over the other. Good news: they don’t. From a college admissions…
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Score High with These ACT English Tips

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it (and if you’re taking the ACT, you have to accept it): Answer 75 questions in just 45 minutes. The ACT English section is no joke. It’s a fast-paced race to the finish, a grammar-error-laden…
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AP Exam Prep: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

AP exams are among the most challenging standardized tests high school students will face. These marathon tests usually cover an entire year's worth of information. The sheer volume of knowledge required means that students should prepare for…
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A Quick Guide to the SAT Essay Section

Effective June 2021, the SAT essay section is no longer offered.   Should You Take the SAT Essay? Unless there simply isn’t sufficient time to prepare for the essay, most students will benefit from taking the SAT with essay. Although…
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An Introduction to the ACT

What Is the ACT? The ACT and the SAT are the two standardized admissions tests accepted by four-year colleges in the U.S. (Learn about the SAT here.) All four-year colleges that require admissions tests as part of the application process will…
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The April ACT: Who Should Take It

Should you take the April ACT? Although anyone who hasn’t yet finalized their ACT scores can take the ACT this April, there are a few groups of students who should seriously consider this test date. First Time Test-Takers The April ACT…