Testing

SAT & ACT Essentials: Study Strategies and Testing Insights

Practice, Practice, Practice Let’s be honest. Nobody likes taking tests. Well, a few people do, but they’re a little weird, and we’re all secretly jealous of them. The problem is that standardized tests are really important. They’re like the pre-qualifying rounds that prove what you’ve learned in your gladiator training so that you can get […]

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Top Schools Shifting Away from Standardized Tests

The SAT. The ACT.  Does just the mention of standardized testing send a slight shiver up your spine? You know the drill: wake up early, grab some pencils and a snack, and drive over to the testing center. You have around three hours to bubble in answers and maybe write an essay, and then the […]

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Why You Should Care About the PSAT/NMSQT

With the abundance of school administered standardized testing for students, it’s no surprise that the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is overlooked as “just another test.” But did you know the PSAT could be your ticket to getting into top schools and even receiving full-tuition scholarships? In a few short weeks, the PSAT […]

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Check Yourself: 5 Things to Ask Yourself Before Taking AP Classes

Victoria Bruick | March Consulting Content Editor AP classes aren’t for everyone. There. I said it. But wait!  Everyone has always told me I need to take AP classes to prepare for college. I know, I know, we’ve even told you to register for them, but here are some things to think about before jumping […]

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Why You Need to Think About the SAT Immediately

In case you don’t know, the SAT is going to be changing officially in March, 2016.  In order to modernize the test, the College Board is making the SAT a little more like the ACT, focusing on skills and demonstrating your abilities. Here are a few other things they’re changing: The SAT will have a […]

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