Articles tagged with Test Prep

What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

Receiving your PSAT scores can be stressful—and confusing. It’s all too easy to transfer how you feel about your results onto your overall academic self-esteem—a natural but not necessarily helpful connection—and it’s easy to feel at a loss for what to do next. So what should you do once you receive your PSAT scores? Take these three steps. Once you receive your PSAT scores, assess your strengths and weaknesses If you took the PSAT in October 2018, you will be able to access your scores between December 10 and 12, depending on what state you live in. (Visit The College Board to find out which date corresponds t ... Read More About What to Do Once You Receive Your PSAT Scores

What to Do After a Bad ACT Test Day

What to Do After a Bad ACT Test Day

Everyone has days when things just don’t go as planned. Unfortunately, sometimes these days happen when you’re taking the ACT. With the weight ACT scores can hold in the college admissions process, a lower than expected ACT score can be upsetting. After a bad ACT test day it’s important to identify ways to improve, plan for an exam retake, and strategize a study regimen. While a bad ACT test day can be unnerving, there are steps you can take to work toward future success. Keep reading to learn what to do after a bad ACT test day. Determine how you can improve after a bad ACT test day While it can be tempting to immediately ... Read More About What to Do After a Bad ACT Test Day

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Spanish

What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Spanish

When diving into college admissions, SAT subject tests can play a significant role in your test prep schedule and acceptance chances. With many subject tests to choose from, the College Board gives students the unique opportunity to showcase their strengths in specific subjects. The SAT subject test in Spanish can provide many benefits to students hoping to further their Spanish studies at the university level. When understanding the SAT subject test in Spanish, it’s important for students to note the two available versions of the exam, the suggested prerequisite knowledge to take the exam, and how to best utilize prep time. Looking to ... Read More About What to Know About the SAT Subject Test in Spanish

Do PSAT Scores Matter?

Do PSAT Scores Matter?

High school students often spend a significant amount of time preparing for the SAT, an exam that plays an important role in college admissions. Often, a part of students’ prep includes taking the PSAT—a shorter version of the SAT, typically taken by high school sophomores and juniors. Administered by the College Board in October, the PSAT gives students a taste of the college entrance exam experience, without the high stakes of scores affecting college admissions. While a student’s PSAT score can’t help or hurt college opportunities like an SAT score can, a good performance on the PSAT is important in other ways. PSA ... Read More About Do PSAT Scores Matter?

ACT and SAT Test Dates for 2018-2019

ACT and SAT Test Dates for 2018-2019

At the beginning of the school year, high school juniors and seniors are faced with a multitude of demands—a new schedule, higher-level courses, and college admissions test prep. As a junior or senior, identifying a test prep timeline can be crucial to securing the standardized test score you’re aiming for. There are a number of ACT and SAT test dates offered throughout the year, and it’s up to you to plan your prep accordingly. Hoping to get organized as the school year begins? Here, you’ll find information about ACT and SAT test dates for 2018-2019, as well as their registration deadlines. And as you delve into your ... Read More About ACT and SAT Test Dates for 2018-2019

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