New SAT: Early Prep No Longer Optional

Students have long been advised to prepare for the SAT well in advance – after all, procrastination is rarely a good idea. But because the current SAT is a very formulaic test, there are some tricks that students can use to get moderate score improvements in a fairly short period of time. On the new SAT, these tricks will no longer suffice. Students hoping to score we…

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Posted November 11th, 2014

How Can I Get Ready for the SAT Test Change?

With each passing day, the premiere of the new SAT gets closer and closer. Although the new test is still more than a year away, students who will take the redesigned SAT – those in grades 10 and below – would do well to begin preparation as early as possible. Why is early preparation so important for the new SAT? Much of the media coverage of the new test has fo…

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Posted November 3rd, 2014

What the New SAT Means for Middle School Students

In March, the College Board announced massive changes to the SAT, a test that millions of college-bound students take each year. Most current high school students will still take the current version of the SAT, with 9th graders having the option of taking either test depending on when they time their testing dates. But today's middle school students will face an entire…

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Posted June 7th, 2014