Webinar – SAT or ACT? Which test should I take?

Lots of students, and parents especially, have only a vague sense of what appears on the SAT or ACT. Recalling from when they took it themselves, they have little idea how what’s on the exam relates to what students are learning in school, and they have a hard time choosing between the two similar exams. Join us on Wednesday, November 15th, at 8:00pm EST (5:00pm P…

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Posted November 2nd, 2017

What College Admissions Officers Look For: Part 3

This month, we’ve been talking about the top three factors that college admissions officers consider when making admissions decisions. So far, we’ve covered the first two: grades and course rigor. Today, we tackle the third most important factor: SAT and ACT scores. Why are SAT and ACT scores important? With so many headlines about colleges that have dropped test…

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Posted October 19th, 2017

What SAT and ACT Scores Do I Need?

According to surveys by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, admissions officers routinely cite SAT and ACT scores as one of the most important factors in admission decisions, so it’s no wonder that students stress about the SAT and ACT. Students everywhere worry about what SAT or ACT scores they need to get into their dream colleges.   SAT …

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Posted August 28th, 2017

Top 10 SAT and ACT Prep Tips

  Since SAT and ACT scores are among the most important factors in college admissions, it can be hard to deal with the anxiety that often comes with these tests. Follow these test prep tips to boost your scores and lower your stress levels.   Start with a Practice Test Any test prep plan should start with a practice SAT or practice ACT. Before you c…

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Posted March 28th, 2017

6 Ways to Boost College Applications Over Summer

Summer break is just around the corner -- do you have plans yet? Some students look forward to months of fun in the sun, and there's certainly nothing wrong with a little relaxation. But for students who want to improve their chances of getting into a dream college, summer is also a chance to bolster resumes and college applications. Although a lot of selective summe…

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Posted June 13th, 2015