If applying to college isn’t confusing enough (and believe me, it’s a maze!), applying to schools internationally can be even more demanding. Between asking teachers to write recommendation letters and navigating the documents you need to include in your applications, you also have to find time to study for and take the SAT and/or ACT! […]
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Why do teachers give up a sleepy Saturday morning of waffles to pass out pencils and calculators? Get the inside scoop on the secret world of proctoring.
The SAT Question and Answer Service isn’t an official study guide, but it is a helpful supplement if you are retaking the SAT.
Build up your ACT confidence by learning what’s on the test. Check out our ACT test outline to learn about the different sections.
Taking the SAT as part of a Gifted and Talented search or program? Find out everything you need to register in this post!
Truth in Testing If you’re a New Yorker, you might have noticed by now that February ACT dates are always accompanied by a frustrating little asterisk and a footnote. It turns out, the suspiciously absent February ACT isn’t just a result of a blood feud between New Yorkers and exams, or even an […]
If you wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night because you completely forgot to register for the SAT, take a deep breath! You might still be able to squeeze in on the waitlist. Do I need to sign up for the standby waitlist? First of all, you don’t actually need […]
That’s right—you can’t use a mechanical pencil on the ACT. Or the SAT. Or, in fact, a lot of standardized tests. For the SAT and ACT, however, using a mechanical pencil may put your score in peril. The machines that the test-makers use to mark the score sheets don’t pick up on the markings. This […]
If you missed the late deadline to register for an ACT test date, never fear! You can request standby testing to try to squeeze in.
It can be a pain that the ACT is only offered 6 times per year. What if you need to take it next week in order to get your scores on time? Or what if you aren’t able to make it to one of the few dates the ACT is offered? Hopefully you won’t find […]