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31 07, 2018

Understanding SAT Score Percentiles

By | 2018-07-31T15:41:42+00:00 July 31st, 2018|SAT|

Congratulations to your student for taking the SAT! But how do you interpret their results? While the SAT is scored out of 1600, the College Board has also made score percentiles available online to students and parents. So, what are score percentiles, and what do they mean? This post will refresh you on how score [...]

31 07, 2018

What is the Highest SAT Score Possible?

By | 2018-07-31T14:54:42+00:00 July 31st, 2018|SAT|

What’s the highest SAT score my student can earn? As you probably know, the SAT is a crucial part of your student’s college application. In order for your student to prep well, it’s important that they (and you) understand how the SAT is scored. Knowing this information will help your student set a target score [...]

17 07, 2018

SAT vs. ACT: Which Test Do Colleges Prefer?

By | 2018-07-17T16:57:11+00:00 July 17th, 2018|ACT, Admissions, SAT|

Most colleges require applicants to submit either the SAT or ACT. But which test is preferred by admissions officers? If this were a multiple-choice question, the correct answer would be “None of the Above!” The SAT and ACT are treated the same for the purposes of college admissions. Neither test is considered “better” or “more [...]

17 07, 2018

How Do I Register My Child for the SAT?

By | 2018-07-17T16:57:47+00:00 July 17th, 2018|SAT|

Table of contents: Overview Registering your student for the SAT Open Your Browser and Enter www.collegeboard.org Click “Register for the SAT” Click “Sign Up” to Create a CollegeBoard Account Enter Your Student’s Information Register for the SAT Complete the Five-Step Process When Can My Student Take the SAT? Next Steps Overview If your student is [...]

16 07, 2018

SAT Versus ACT Comparison Chart

By | 2018-07-16T19:32:04+00:00 July 16th, 2018|ACT, SAT|

SAT and ACT comparisons are a plenty, but in reality, they both are different tests that help students achieve the same goal: getting into the college of their dreams. While they broadly test similar content, their formats and style differ significantly. The following charts compare concrete differences between the SAT and ACT. Parents can use [...]

25 06, 2018

SAT Score Choice and SAT Superscore: How to Show Colleges the Best Possible Score

By | 2018-07-18T18:36:21+00:00 June 25th, 2018|ACT|

Preparing for the SAT is hard work. Students practice every day for months, perfect their test-taking techniques, and sometimes take the test three or even four times. This article aims to help students capitalize on their efforts when presenting SAT scores to colleges. It will define two important terms: SAT superscore and Score Choice. [...]

25 06, 2018

What is ACT Superscoring? What about ACT Score Choice?

By | 2018-07-18T18:41:19+00:00 June 25th, 2018|ACT|

Preparing for the ACT is hard work. Students must study for long hours, hone their test-taking skills, and sometimes take the test three or even four times. This article aims to help students capitalize on their admirable efforts when presenting their ACT score to colleges. It will first define two important terms: ACT superscoring [...]

13 06, 2018

November SAT

By | 2018-07-16T01:59:51+00:00 June 13th, 2018|SAT|

The SAT is a critical part of your student’s college application. Earning a great score can boost their resume, while scoring below expectations might call for a retake. Test prep is fundamental to success on the SAT, but thoughtful planning can make the entire process easier. This post discusses how to plan for the [...]

13 06, 2018

When is the October SAT and Should My Child Take it?

By | 2018-07-18T18:39:54+00:00 June 13th, 2018|SAT|

The SAT is a critical part of your student’s college application. Hitting his target score can boost their academic file for admissions officers, while results that fall below expectations might call for a retake. While prep is fundamental to success on the SAT, smart planning can make testing easier and reduce stress. This post discusses [...]

13 06, 2018

When is the August SAT and Should My Child Take it?

By | 2018-08-01T17:14:27+00:00 June 13th, 2018|SAT|

As you probably know, the SAT is an essential component of your student’s college application. A competitive score can boost their academic credentials, while results that don’t reflect their abilities may necessitate a retake. While prep is essential to success on the SAT, planning ahead can also reduce stress and make the entire process [...]