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Archive for the ‘test prep’ Category


Should Your Student Work With a Professional Test Prep Tutor?

  Should your student work with a professional test prep tutor? Bobby Hood, of Noodle Pros, says YES!  Bobby has been tutoring professionally for 7 years. He is a member of the Triple Nine Society, an association of individuals with IQ scores above the 99.9th percentile. After graduating high school as valedictorian with an SAT […]

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UWorld SAT Prep Product Review-Affordable and Effective Test Prep

  As a parent, and a parent college coach, any program that offers affordable test prep for students deserves a “look see”. When I was approached by UWorld to help get the word out about their free 30-day SAT prep program I was definitely interested; and when I heard about the cost of the program […]

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Improving Your Student’s SAT Reading Score: Becoming an MVP!

  Can you imagine a young James Harden, dreaming of a future NBA career, saying “I’m just going to wait until I get to college to start playing basketball”?  What about a 16-year-old Tom Brady saying “Coach, these drills aren’t important.  Besides, throwing passes in practice is boring.  I’ll throw touchdown passes when I need […]

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SAT Study Tips for College-Bound Students

  Last year, nearly 1.7 million students took the SAT. A jump from 2015’s 1.6 million! While statistics for this year’s SAT haven’t been released yet, one can only assume that this number has increased. For the majority of juniors, and seniors, in high school, scoring well on the SAT is a ticket into the […]

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7 Tips for Summer SAT Prep

    As the school year is over and the final examination grades are being compiled across the nation. Many students and parents are brainstorming different ways of squeezing in some test prep time over the summer.  If that’s not you yet, don’t worry! Here are 7 actionable tips you can use to help your […]

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Test Stress Relief Tips for Students

  These days, a lot of kids feel pressured to perform academically. Getting into a good college generally requires superior high school grades, and that means passing tests. Even junior high schoolers and kids in lower grades can feel stressed about school, especially right before an important test. In the interest of calming pre-test jitters […]

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Parents Guide to the SAT and the ACT

Wouldn’t it be great to have all the test dates AND registration deadlines in one place, along with tips on how to support your high school student during testing season? Magoosh thought so too! They created the Parents Guide to SAT and ACT Testing. Below is an infographic with “everything you need to know about […]

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Scholarships and the ACT: How to Apply and What to Score

  For students who are juniors or seniors in high school, it’s time to start thinking about ACT scores and possible scholarships. How to Find and Apply For Scholarships While getting a top score on the ACT isn’t easy, it is simple. Or at least, the process for taking the ACT is simple compared to […]

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What’s a Good SAT Score for Colleges?

Business vector designed by Freepik I don’t know about you, but I’m not a fan of change. Even if it’s good change. Maybe it’s my age, or maybe it’s that I know with change comes confusion. Such was true when the new SAT was rolled out. Then came the ACT and the confusion about scoring. […]

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The Advantages of One-on-One Test Prep Tutoring

  Standardized testing can be stressful at best, terrifying at worst. An experienced private tutor offers students a huge advantage with their preparation. By devising a blueprint to prepare for these exams, students can reduce anxiety and drastically improve their scores. Here are some advantages of one-on-one test prep tutoring: Stress Reduction As I mentioned […]

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