Category: ACT/SAT Tests

The Problem with the New SAT Test

The problem with the new SAT test is that it is “new”.  No, I didn’t find some big inherent flaw in the test itself.  I just know that having a brand new test can create a big issue for students in

Use Summer for ACT Prep

A great way for your high school student to be productive this summer is to use summer for ACT prep (or SAT prep if your student is planning to try out the new SAT test).  There are many different resources

Taking the SAT one final time in hopes for a higher Math score?

This is a guest post from Jung S. Rhee of Tapaprep.com.  He offers a unique perspective on studying for the current SAT Math test. Standardized testing has an inherent weakness: among every administration of the test, each must be of

How to Improve Your ACT Score or SAT Score

As parents, we want to see our children succeed and it burdens us greatly when they struggle.  One of the most frustrating things for a parent of a high school student is to watch him or her wrestle with the

Taking the First ACT/SAT

My high school junior daughter takes the ACT for the first time in December.  She hasn’t done any test prep and hasn’t taken any practice tests.  This is not the way I would prefer to go about it, but given

Don’t Break the Budget on ACT and SAT Prep Resources

ACT and SAT prep resources can help your student be better prepared to take the tests and achieve higher scores.  Some of these resources run into the hundreds and thousands of dollars.  Does spending that much really result in a

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3 Reasons Your Junior Should Take the PSAT

The PSAT/NMSQT test is offered by high schools around the country in October.  It is an important test for college-bound high school juniors.  If your junior is not already signed up, understand why this test is beneficial and get them

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Why SAT and ACT Tutoring Makes Sense, Even for Smart Students

This post is a reprint from Danh Le of Underground Academy.  Underground Academy specializes in individual online PSAT, SAT and ACT tutoring.  I think this approach makes sense and I am going to try it for my middle daughter.  As Danh

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ACT Test Prep – Time to Start for Fall!

If you have a rising high school Junior who is planning to take the ACT test, it is time to start thinking about ACT test preparation, if you haven’t already.  The same goes for rising Seniors who are seeking one

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