SAT Test Prep

Preparing for the SAT

I’ve been out of high school for a few years now, and even now I’m watching my younger friends prepare for taking the PSAT and the SAT. I’m having flashbacks to participating in after-school clubs and passing by my classmates huddled in corners in the library, reviewing vocabulary flashcards and scouring their prep textbooks for new material to study. Back in high school, I figured I was taking my school work just as seriously as…

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QuotEd: ACT and SAT Prep in Your Pocket

Ever wonder how you can supplement your SAT or ACT tutoring? For many students, the downtime when you’re hopping on the T, waiting at the mall, or riding on a bus makes for a fantastic opportunity to put in some extra prep work. But, unless you bring along your vocabulary flashcards or download the latest vocab app on your phone, you probably won’t be able to use that downtime to improve your scores. Which stinks,…

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Taking the SAT a Second Time? Here’s How to do Your Best

Scores for the March 8th SAT test are scheduled to come back on March 27th. If you are unsatisfied with your performance, there are opportunities on May 3rd and June 7th to take the test again. This is helpful for students who may have struggled with certain sections of the SAT and want to improve their scores. Listed below are some tips on what to do before taking the test again, and reasons for why…

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Big Changes to the SAT: Less Challenging, or Just a Different Challenge?

Optional essay, no penalties for wrong answers, and more targeted math concepts. This is the new SAT. College Board officials announced big changes to the SAT college entrance exam this past Wednesday. The new test, which will be administered in 2016, is said to be a better representation of what students learn in high school and the tools they need to succeed in college and afterward. College Board President David Coleman says that these revisions…

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SAT 2014 Spring Tests Information

The next test scheduled for the spring is March 8th and it is strictly SAT (no Subject Tests). The regular registration deadline has passed, but you can still sign up by mail by February 21st. The deadline for registrations made online or by phone is February 24th. A late fee applies for all late registrations. Later test dates in the spring include both SAT and Subject Tests. The deadline to sign up for the May…

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SAT Test Prep

SAT Test Prep Provides Students with Confidence and Test-Taking Strategies to Make the Most of Their Abilities As the test date for the March SAT approaches, students may experience some crippling pre-test jitters. As a college sophomore, I no longer have to worry about the dreaded SAT. This is a real weight off my shoulders, because when I was in high school, I fretted before the test, during, and after. My mother could tell you…

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Going Into the SAT Cold: Fear and Anxiety Take Over

“Before taking the SAT, I experienced the typical slew of stressors: What’s going to be on it? What if I get the test and completely blank? What if I fail miserably and I can’t go to my dream college? All of these questions went unanswered until I finally sat down with my number two pencil and took the SAT. It was a nauseating experience, filled with confusion, stress sweats and the rumble of my empty…

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SAT Test Prep Teaches You Life-Long Skills

The SAT test is used by colleges as an indicator of how well students will perform in college, but it is not just a test of a student’s skill sets. The test is designed to see how well students understand test-taking strategies and how well they can perform under pressure as well. Working with a private tutor allows students to learn these skills in order to receive a high SAT score for college admission. My…

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SAT Test Prep Over the Summer Leads to Maximum Score Improvement

The summer is the best time to begin standardized test preparation, especially for the October SAT test. Working with a specialized SAT tutor will allow your child to learn the test-taking strategies and the content that they are required to know by the test date. Spreading out test preparation throughout the summer will allow them to focus their time and harness their academic abilities in order to maximize their SAT score on test day. Follow…

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Changes to SAT Test Mean That SAT Test Prep Is More Crucial Than Ever

The SAT test is set to change again, and it is important for students to be fully prepared for all aspects of the test, incorporating these new changes. Working with a private SAT tutor who is fully up-to-date on all of the new SAT changes, as well as the test-taking strategies that will maximize test scores, is more crucial than ever. As the following article states, changes are expected to be made to all sections…

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