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Posts Tagged ‘test prep’


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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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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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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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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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: Where Do I Find Free Test Prep?

  In the last few days we’ve talked about the importance of test prep: should you hire a test prep tutor, can test prep help you win scholarships, and questions about the new SAT. But what  do you do if you’re strapped for cash and can’t afford do pay for a tutor? The good news […]

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Test Prep Week: Can Test Prep Help You Win Scholarships?

  Why is test prep important? We all know that colleges use these test scores to evaluate a student’s ability to do well in a college environment. But is there more to taking time to prepare for standardized tests? Yes. In addition to good scores enabling you to apply to your dream college, good scores […]

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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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