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How to Earn a Top Analysis Score on the SAT Essay

How to Earn a Top Analysis Score on the SAT Essay

The second of the three scores given on the SAT Essay is Analysis (if you haven't yet, check out our advice on nailing the Readin…

How to Earn a Top Reading Score on the SAT Essay

How to Earn a Top Reading Score on the SAT Essay

There are three scores that you'll receive on the SAT Essay, each evaluating a different skill. While Analysis and Writing may se…

The Basic Words You Need to Know for the ACT Math Test

The Basic Words You Need to Know for the ACT Math Test

On the ACT Reading test, a strong vocabulary will help you earn a higher score. The same is also true for the ACT Math test! Bein…

COVID-19 Derails Standardized Testing

COVID-19 Derails Standardized Testing

The effects of the pandemic this fall have worsened since spring and summer. The fallout has been increasingly hard on the standa…

Dealing With and Defeating Synonym Questions on the SAT and ACT

Dealing With and Defeating Synonym Questions on the SAT and ACT

The SAT Writing & Language and the ACT English sections test vocabulary in almost exactly the same way: With questions that ask y…

Messy Modifiers: Finding and Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

Messy Modifiers: Finding and Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

Modifiers aren't just grammatical tools: they're useful ones. (See what I did there?) That's because they not only help with emph…

Coordinate Geometry Formulas to Help You Improve Your ACT Math Score

Coordinate Geometry Formulas to Help You Improve Your ACT Math Score

If you know how to use the right formulas, you can pick up a lot of extra points on the ACT Math section by simply filling in t…

Advanced ACT Math: Multiplying Matrices

Advanced ACT Math: Multiplying Matrices

According to students, matrix problems on the ACT are a major source of dread. And of those, multiplying matrices is the worst. N…

How to Prevent Online Test Anxiety

How to Prevent Online Test Anxiety

It's normal to have a case of the nerves before a test, but the test anxiety you typically feel can be heightened when it comes t…

The Five Statistics Terms You Need to Know for the ACT Math

The Five Statistics Terms You Need to Know for the ACT Math

Roughly 10 percent of the ACT Math section (or for the statistics fans, five to seven out of 60 total questions), will be about S…

3+ Ways to Study Vocabulary for the SAT, ACT and Beyond
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…

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