Are My SAT / ACT Scores Good Enough?

Are My SAT / ACT Scores Good Enough?

Most students (and their parents) want “good” scores, but the problem comes in defining exactly what that means. Sure, most people would agree that a 1500 (out of 1600) on the SAT is good, so is a 34 (out of 36) on the ACT. But scores like 1500 and 34 reflect the top...
Do You Need To Take The SAT or ACT Optional Essay?

Do You Need To Take The SAT or ACT Optional Essay?

UPDATE: January 2021 College Board announced it would no longer offer the optional written essay. This means NO colleges will be asking applicants to submit the +Writing from the ACT.  Today I’m addressing an old topic, but with a newly revised answer. “Do I need to...