This summer I’m working on posting a couple short videos to the College Prep Results Facebook page each week. I’m sharing tips from my college visits (with my 16 year old!) and answers to common test prep questions.
If you haven’t already, follow the College Prep Results Facebook page where you can ask questions and find more test prep and college planning resources. (https://www.facebook.com/CollegePrepLLC/)
Here’s a quick video explaining the must have materials to prepare for the ACT, PSAT/SAT. I also share info on what books to avoid and free options to help you figure out which test is right for you.
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This is one of the college planning questions that has a straightforward answer: take the tests, so that even with re-takes, you are DONE by the end of your junior year. Avoid senior year panic Yes, students can take the SAT and ACT as high school seniors. This year (2017) SAT has added an August […]
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The ACT and SAT are designed for high school juniors. But we know that not all juniors around the world are taking the same math courses. Here’s what students need to know before taking the ACT or SAT. There is a catch. Before I declare students are ready for either the SAT or ACT there […]
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We received a letter from the high school that our daughter is eligible for a membership in NSHSS (National Society of High School Scholars). Is this worth the money? Should we do it? NO. No, it is not really that prestigious or exclusive—everyone you know got the same invitation letter. No, it isn’t really […]
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In 2017 it doesn’t matter which test you take. Any college that requires standardized test scores for admission will accept either exam– with no preference given to one over the other. Old habits die hard. There are geographical preferences for certain tests that go back decades. Traditionally the ACT was most popular in the Midwest […]
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April ACT scores were released yesterday. I got a lot of emails and texts from students. Some were thrilled to share the good news; others wanted to make plans to improve when they retake the exam in June. I also got a lot of messages from parents wanting to know “is this score good enough?” […]
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