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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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Your SAT Score Can Help Win Scholarships

  Working hard in school can help you land great scholarships that will help you with the cost of going to school. Scholarships are a much better alternative to student loans because you don’t have to pay them back. How well you do in school can have an impact on the amount of scholarship money […]

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Are Standardized Tests Flawed?

  Colleges use these standardized tests to predict a student’s ability to perform well academically in college. But are the tests are flawed? Test prep tutors across the board are recommending students avoid the new SAT test. Their reasons: the test is untested and its impossible to predict a student’s success. One test prep tutor, Lauren Gaggioli […]

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7 Must-Have Tips for the New SAT

  Many tutors are recommending students avoid the new SAT and focus on the ACT. But if your student wants to take the SAT, for whatever reason, here are some tips that should help. This article was originally published by The Tutoring Company and is used with permission.  ________________________ March, the College Board will officially […]

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