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  • Tips for Charts, Graphs, and Tables on the SAT Reading and Writing Sections

    Tips for Charts, Graphs, and Tables on the SAT Reading and Writing Sections

    In this lesson, we’re going to cover four tips for dealing with the charts, graphs, tables, and other types of data presentations that accompany SAT Reading and Writing and Language passages. Students unfamiliar with the […]

     
  • How to Guess Effectively on the ACT and SAT

    How to Guess Effectively on the ACT and SAT

    There is no penalty for a wrong answer on either the ACT or SAT. A wrong answer adds no points to your score but deducts none either. The only question that you have a zero […]

     
  • 10 Important Differences between the ACT and SAT

    10 Important Differences between the ACT and SAT

    The ACT and SAT are more alike than they’ve ever been. The 2016 redesign of the SAT brought that exam considerably-closer in both form and function to the ACT. Some sections are virtually identical, and […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Summer Study Tips Redux

    ACT and SAT Summer Study Tips Redux

    With summer once again upon us, it’s time to revisit our ACT and SAT summer study tips. Because the ACT and SAT are aligned with the traditional school calendar, no test dates are offered over […]

     
  • What You Can Use from Old SAT Guides

    What You Can Use from Old SAT Guides

    As we have discussed many times in the past, the College Board rolled out a completely-redesigned SAT in March of 2016. Since then, just over a year has passed, and students taking the SAT or […]

     
  • Should I Take ACT/SAT Essay?

    Should I Take ACT/SAT Essay?

    In this lesson, we’re going to provide some guidance for one of the most commonly-asked ACT/SAT questions: whether a student should take the ACT or SAT essay. The simple answer is “only if you need […]

     
  • ACT Science Quick Reference

    ACT Science Quick Reference

    Students are often intimated by the ACT Science section. The very word “science” conjures up images of tedious lab classes and densely-worded textbooks packed with advanced terminology. Yet, the ACT’s concept of science is relatively […]

     
  • 2017-2018 ACT and SAT Test Dates

    2017-2018 ACT and SAT Test Dates

    Now that the College Board has finalized its 2017-2018 SAT test dates, we can provide a full list of ACT and SAT dates for the upcoming school year. This list contains the most up to […]

     
  • Three Test Prep Tips You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

    Three Test Prep Tips You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

    Over the course of this blog, we’ve covered ACT and SAT preparation strategies ranging from the obvious to the obscure. We’ve addressed test prep fundamentals, common test prep mistakes, and even outside factors that might […]

     
  • A Quick Reference Guide for SAT Reading

    A Quick Reference Guide for SAT Reading

    In a previous lesson, we provided a quick reference guide to understanding ACT Reading passages. This week, we’re going to provide a similar “cheat sheet” for the SAT Reading section. This guide collects essential strategies […]