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Does it hurt to take the SAT / ACT multiple times? Will colleges question why I took the test for a 4th time? Will it help if colleges see I’m improving my scores by taking the ACT / SAT more? Read more…


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 Read more…


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 Read more…


Tomorrow, January 23, we say goodbye to the old SAT as it is given for the last time. I will miss: Math that emphasizes creative problem solving over long computation The overt (and easily coach-able) emphasis on college-bound vocabulary Short Read more…


Yesterday Inside Higher Ed announced College Board’s plans to update the SAT making it better reflect the work students will do in college: “An improved SAT will strongly focus on the core knowledge and skills that evidence shows are most Read more…


Today I’m answering your college admissions questions.  I’d also like to encourage you to ask questions on my Facebook page or via email.  Starting in January I’m moving to a new once a week email newsletter format and I will Read more…

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