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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…
The best way to get good test scores is to practice. C2 can help with you test prep.

The Key to Good Test Scores: Practice, Practice, Practice

If we could only offer one tip for good SAT or ACT scores, it would be this: Practice, practice, practice. Years of studies have shown that test scores tend to increase with repeated testing, which makes a certain amount of sense—after…
Looking to score high on the ACT? This ACT study guide will give you a great starting point. Contact C2 today and get a free ACT prep consultation.

How to Get a 30 (or Higher!) on the ACT: Key Study Tips

Earning a 30 or higher on your ACT places you in an elite group of high school students: A composite score of 30 means that you scored higher than 94% of test-takers, putting you at the head of the line for admission at premier colleges. Boosting…
Winter test prep can give you a great jump start for your SAT and ACT prep. Contact C2 for a free consultation.

Don’t Forget About Test Prep Over Winter Break!

Nothing says winter like a steaming cup of hot cocoa, a cozy fire, and a nice test prep book, right? If winter test prep isn’t your idea of a fun holiday break, you’re not alone, but winter break offers a great chance to get a jump start…
There are plenty of reasons to take the ACT in September, and C2 can help you prep for it!

4 Reasons to Take the ACT in September

With the lazy days of summer drawing to a close, it’s time to look ahead to a new school year – new classes, a new college admissions season, and a new round of test dates. And what better way to mark the end of summer than to wake up early…
When it comes to college admissions testing, it can be hard to figure out which ones you need to take. Let C2 Education help make a plan for you!

College Admissions Testing: Which Tests to Take When

Are you ready for college admissions testing? There are literally dozens of standardized tests available to college-bound students, all of them with confusing-sounding acronyms. It can be pretty tough to figure out which tests you need to take,…
This infographic shows what scores you need to qualify for admissions to the Top 25 colleges. C2 can help with your scores!

Your SAT and ACT Scores, and College Admissions

Back in October, we talked about the top three factors that college admissions officers look for: your grades, course rigor, and your SAT or ACT scores. We've received a lot of questions about SAT and ACT scores this test season. To help…
There are advantages to taking the summer SAT or ACT. Contact C2 to learn why.

Four Reasons to Take the Summer SAT or ACT

For decades, the SAT and the ACT have only been offered during the school year. Starting in 2017, the College Board began offering an August SAT date. Now, starting in 2018, the ACT is offering a July testing date. These summer SAT or ACT test…