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Posts Tagged ‘SAT’


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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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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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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Test Prep Week: The Best Test Prep Tips

  We’re going to close out Test Prep Week with some test prep tips. I’m certainly not a test prep expert, but I do know where to find the best test prep tips. The key to any standardized test is preparation. Add to that knowledge of how the test works and the formulas you should […]

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Test Prep Week: Questions About the New SAT

  If you have a college-bound teen, test prep is at the front of you mind. And with it, comes the new (and improved—according to the College Board) SAT. Most test prep experts are hesitant about the new test, taking a “wait and see” attitude. Others are recommending students take the ACT instead, reducing the […]

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Test Prep Week: Should You Hire a Test Prep Tutor?

  In February and March, your college bound teen could be taking the ACT or the SAT. This week, I’m going to discuss test prep. First on the list–should you hire a test prep tutor? Is it worth the investment? Will it improve your student’s score? Is a tutor really necessary with all the free […]

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