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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 Do I Explain Why I’m Not Submitting Test Scores to Colleges?

How Do I Explain Why I’m Not Submitting Test Scores to Colleges?

One of the colleges I'm applying to wants test-optional students to submit a statement about why they are applying test optional.…

Verb Swap Workout for the SAT and ACT

Verb Swap Workout for the SAT and ACT

Verbs can take on a number of forms and tenses, which make them a popular testing topic for the ACT and SAT. Thankfully, the fo…

How to Prepare for the SAT/ACT if You Can Only Test Once

How to Prepare for the SAT/ACT if You Can Only Test Once

You may find yourself in a position where you can only take the SAT or ACT once, whether that's because of scheduling issues, bad…

Infographic: Average SAT/ACT Scores at 20 US Colleges

Infographic: Average SAT/ACT Scores at 20 US Colleges

With the majority of colleges operating under test-optional admission policies this year, some students wonder whether they shoul…

SAT Reading: Try It This Way Instead

SAT Reading: Try It This Way Instead

For the Reading section of the SAT, you don't have the luxury of time. There are no class discussions to help you understand pass…

Will Colleges Consider (Slightly) Late Test Scores?

Will Colleges Consider (Slightly) Late Test Scores?

I am taking the SAT this weekend and the ACT next weekend. There's a good chance my scores won't be back by my first deadline (Oc…

Understanding Idioms on the SAT and ACT

Understanding Idioms on the SAT and ACT

Whether you choose to take the ACT or the SAT, one of the trickier parts you'll run into on either Writing section has to do …

Should a Student Travel to Take the SAT?

Should a Student Travel to Take the SAT?

My daughter is stressed beyond stressed about the SAT. She took it once and got a 1370 but is aiming high (Vanderbilt, Northweste…

5 Tips to Get You Through Tough Texts on the SAT/ACT

5 Tips to Get You Through Tough Texts on the SAT/ACT

Reading passages on the SAT and ACT may seem difficult and intimidating: You don't know what sort of excerpts you're going to enc…

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