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More Chances = Higher SAT and ACT Scores

To maximize your chances of a high SAT or ACT score, don’t prep for a test date, prep for a test score. Sometimes preparing for a specific test date is unavoidable (such as when a student has one last test before early application deadlines in senior year). But, I’ll explain

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The ACT Watch

One of the most difficult aspects of taking the ACT is timing, particularly on the Reading and Science sections. In order to improve on these sections, students need a lot of practice (preferably from the real tests), the right strategies (skim for key terms on the reading section, when to

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July ACT Test Centers Fully Booked? Try this.

If your teen might want to take the July ACT®, they should sign up now. Almost all of the test centers in New Jersey are fully booked. The reason July test centers fill up faster than any other test date in the year is two-fold: 1) Fewer schools are open

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Harvard: A Stunning Reversal

Just announced, Harvard will require test scores for this upcoming 2024-2025 admissions cycle. Other schools (Dartmouth, Yale, etc) returning to test-required admissions was, in some sense, overhyped news. This is likely different. UPDATE: As of about 10 minutes ago, Caltech (which was test-blind) has just returned, effective immediately, to requiring

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In a normal year, the SAT® versus ACT® advice is very straightforward: take an official past test of each, compare the scores, and prep for the test that fits a student best. This is not a normal year. The SAT has had its most radical redesign. As a result, there

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