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Common Misconceptions About the SAT and ACT

Have you ever had a friend tell you that your son or daughter should take the ACT because their child took it and scored SOOOO much better on it than the SAT?  Or that skipping questions on the tests are actually beneficial to the score?  These are two common misconceptions about the SAT and ACT…

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Math Course Road Map for the SAT

In March of 2016, the College Board made significant changes to the SAT test.  Among these changes was an increase in content.  Prior to 2016, the SAT reviewed basic math content, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, and Geometry.  Now, the test also includes Algebra II (while significantly marginalizing Geometry).  This change caught many off guard.  Previously, students…

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When to Study for the SAT?

What Timeline is Right for You? With the Redesigned SAT’s push towards becoming more of a Common-Core content-driven test, preparing for the SAT starts far before buying the prep books and signing up to get the SAT question-of-the-day. It begins with a solid foundation of critical reading and math skills developed in the classroom over…

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March SAT Results

The first SAT may have come and gone already, but the hard part—waiting for your results—has only begun. You may have already known that the March SAT results are set to come in later than the typical 19 days. What you may not have known is just how much later, and that the May and…

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The Redesigned SAT vs. the ACT

The Redesigned SAT vs. the ACT As we move into the second half of the school year, many eleventh-grade (and some extremely proactive tenth-grade) students are getting ready to take the standardized tests they need for college applications. This year, however, students and their parents are even more worried than usual due to the first…

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