Tag: ACT

Parents Guide On Preparing Their Child For SAT

Your child is preparing to take the SAT.

You might be just as nervous or perhaps more nervous than they are about the test.

What can you do to support your child? Is there anything you should be aware of as they get themselves ready for their college entrance exam?

Here’s what you should be aware of as your child prepares for the SAT.

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Calming Your Mind Before The Exam Boosts Your Score

It’s normal for a student to experience some test anxiety, especially for a college entrance examination.

In some situations, a little bit of anxiety can sharpen one’s focus and help them rise to the occasion. Unfortunately, there are other instances where fear can be outright debilitating and make it impossible to focus.

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Nailing Your ACT Essay Comes down to Facts, Not Generalizations

There are plenty of theories around how to score high on your ACT essay.

Some say you need to summarize the prompt.

Others say you should focus on making your points.

But it will prove challenging to nail it unless you understand what the ACT is looking for.

Here are some tips on how to score high on the ACT essay.

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9 Common Mistakes That Lead to Careless Errors on the ACT and SAT

ACT and SAT examinations can be nerve-wracking.
Tests like these are often a measure of how well an individual performs under pressure.

But even when you’ve studied, and you’re well-prepared for your college entrance exam, careless errors can leave you with less than desirable results.

Here are 9 common mistakes that can lead to careless errors:

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How Best to Prepare for the SAT/ACT

You could spend a lot of time preparing for your SAT or ACT. But unless you have a study plan designed to help you get a high score, it may be all for naught. It’s not about the amount of time you spend studying – it’s about studying effectively.

So, what is the best way to prepare for your test? Here are several options worth considering.

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SAT or ACT ??? That is the question!

When the format of the new SAT was announced some two years ago, a dramatic shift took place. Students who never considered taking the ACT flocked to this exam in record numbers. Many savvy pupils prematurely took the "old" SAT frightened of what was to come. Was this fear justified or just a knee-jerk reaction? After analyzing the new exam and developing strategies to combat the new format, I am convinced the fear is unjustified. Both exams are challenging, but with substantial preparation, each can be dealt with effectively.

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