July 24, 2019

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June 25, 2019

Many colleges have adopted a 'test optional' policy which means students do not have to submit standardized tests like the SAT, ACT and SAT subject tests. The following schools have recently been added to the list of test optional schools: Alma, Bucknell, Carthage, Cre...

May 18, 2019

The Collegeboard plans to give an adversity score to students who take the SAT in an effort to show their economic and social background. It will be calculated using 15 factors including the crime rate and poverty levels from their high school and neighborhood. Student...

May 5, 2019

AP exams usually occur in early May. Students should study some every day for at least a month prior to the test. Basic information you need to know about the tests:

Each of the 38 exams has its own unique requirements; however, almost all the exams have several things...

April 26, 2019

Taking an AP course (if the high school offers it) can help raise a student's GPA. Colleges look for course rigor, even in senior year. Why should a student take the AP test, which are given in May?

It will help prepare you for college courses, and if you pass the...

June 26, 2018

If you have taken both the ACT and the SAT and need to compare results, there is a new concordance table to do so. This is different from last years and was just released last week. The scoring on the two tests are different with the SAT perfect score being 1600 and th...

May 22, 2018

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California Institute of Technology

Claremont McKenna College

Duke University

Manhattan College

Martin Luther College

Princeton University

Sam Houston State University

Schreiner University

Soka University of America

Stanford University

United States Military Acade...

May 8, 2018

Students ask why they should take the SAT subject tests? I tell them it adds to your application file, showing proficiency in a subject. The majority of schools do not require them, but will consider them, if sent.  If they are majoring in engineering, the sciences or...

January 26, 2018

ACT plans to launch a new online test prep service to aid students in studying to take the ACT. There will be no ads and the students will not be asked for any personal information. ACT Academy provides students with a personalized study plan based on their scores from...