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  • ACT and SAT Test Dates for the 2016-2017 School Year

    ACT and SAT Test Dates for the 2016-2017 School Year

    In our effort to keep ACT and SAT students updated on the most recent test-related developments, this week we’re providing a summary of ACT and SAT test dates for the 2016-2017 school year. Use this […]

     
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    Organizational Tips for ACT and SAT Preparation

      Staying organized is an important part of preparing for the ACT or SAT. Having a solid organizational strategy may not seem necessary in the beginning when you have just the official study guide and […]

     
  • Strategies for ACT and SAT Sentence and Paragraph Placement Questions

    Strategies for ACT and SAT Sentence and Paragraph Placement Questions

    A few times during the ACT English or SAT Writing and Language section, the exam will ask you to choose the best place for an existing sentence or paragraph or the best place to insert […]

     
  • ACT English and SAT Writing and Language Differences

    ACT English and SAT Writing and Language Differences

    The ACT English and SAT Writing and Language sections test grammar, punctuation, organization, style, word choice, and other fundamental English language skills that students need to know for success in college. While these sections used […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Summer Study Tips

    ACT and SAT Summer Study Tips

    The ACT and SAT exam schedules are designed to correspond with a typical high school academic year. Accordingly, no test dates for either exam are offered over the summer. This makes summer vacation the ideal […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Reading: Common Errors

    ACT and SAT Reading: Common Errors

    This week we’re going to look at three of the most common errors that I have seen students make on the Reading sections of the ACT and SAT. While each student will find certain aspects […]

     
  • Additional Tips for the ACT and SAT

    Additional Tips for the ACT and SAT

    Many students struggle with completing the ACT and SAT in the allotted time. Each section of each exam allows precisely enough time to complete its questions. Students who do not practice time management strategies ahead […]

     
  • Deciding When to Retake the ACT or SAT

    Deciding When to Retake the ACT or SAT

    Taking the ACT or SAT for the first time can be an eye-opening experience. Regardless of how thoroughly you have prepared, chances are you will encounter issues on the real test that you never considered […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Reading Dual Passages

    ACT and SAT Reading Dual Passages

    One of the passages on the ACT and SAT Reading sections is actually a pair of passages. Most of the questions for this type of “passage” refer to only one of the reading selections. However, […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Reading “NOT/EXCEPT” Questions

    ACT and SAT Reading “NOT/EXCEPT” Questions

    Many students struggle with ACT and SAT Reading questions that use the words “not” and “except.” These types of questions require you to identify the one right answer, as opposed to the one wrong answer. […]