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The Best Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary for the ACT and SAT

The Best Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary for the ACT and SAT

Vocabulary isn't explicitly tested on the SAT or ACT these days, but if you don't know the meanings of a wide variety of words, y…

How to Break 1400 on the SAT Or 31 on the ACT

How to Break 1400 on the SAT Or 31 on the ACT

When students apply to very selective schools — those that accept less than a third of their applicants — they often think that h…

Finding Solutions for Vocab in Context on the SAT

Finding Solutions for Vocab in Context on the SAT

Impecunious. Perspicacious. The SAT used to throw obscure words like these at you, and if you didn't have them memorized, you wer…

Preparing for Both the SAT and ACT

Preparing for Both the SAT and ACT

Getting into college is a lot of work — there's no way around that. So it's understandable that you might be hesitant about takin…

SAT's for Middle Schooler?

SAT's for Middle Schooler?

Question: Dear Dean, Thank you for reading my question.  My daughter is in Middle School and is in a talent program through a wel…

Your 2018 Look-Ahead

Your 2018 Look-Ahead

It's almost New Year's Eve. I just took a quick scan of outside temperatures. My desk thermometer says it's 62 degrees here in my…

How's Your Test Prep APP-etite?

How's Your Test Prep APP-etite?

Being a Baby Boomer, with my stubborn clinging to "old school" ideas and approaches to things in general, I am constantly amazed …

Revamped SAT Worries Students

Revamped SAT Worries Students

It's nail-biting time for high school students. The redesigned SAT is about to deploy and that means dealing with change. Many st…

Cheating on Standardized Tests

Cheating on Standardized Tests

We're hearing a lot these days about academic cheating, both on the high school and college level. Even the United States militar…

How to Beat Procrastination When You Should Be Studying for the SAT/ACT

How to Beat Procrastination When You Should Be Studying for the SAT/ACT

If you ever studied for a test, you're probably encountered that good old frenemy, procrastination. It comes and goes, makes you …

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