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Category: ACT & SAT

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

States that Require the ACT or SAT

Is your state among the states that require the ACT or SAT? Find out what your state requires here before you start testing!

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Thomas Broderick

What English Language Learners Can Do to Prepare for the SAT/ACT

Hello English Language Learner (ELL) Magooshers! Recently I wrote ACT to Offer Accommodations for English Language Learners Starting in 2017! This article got me thinking a lot about ELL students such as yourself. Today I want to talk to ELL students getting ready for the SAT/ACT. I’ve come up with a lot of tips and […]

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Thomas Broderick

Standardized Test Advice for Students with IEPs

Standardized tests can be really tough for students with IEPs. In this article, learn the tips and tricks IEP students can use to succeed on any test.

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Thomas Broderick

Making the Most of the Time Between Thanksgiving and Winter Break

If you are a high school junior or senior, there is a lot to do between now and Winter Break. In this article, learn how to make the most of your time!

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Thomas Broderick

Choosing an ACT/SAT Tutor

There are a lot of ACT/SAT tutors and tutoring services out there. In this article, let’s find one that works best for you.

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Rita Neumann

10 Best Summer Prep Resources

Study for the ACT and SAT during summer vacation with the help of the 10 most popular summer prep resources from the Magoosh High School Blog.

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Nadira Berman

Sign Up for Our High School Newsletter

Subscribe to the Magoosh High School Newsletter to stay up-to-date on everything related to the ACT, SAT, and college admissions.

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Emily Faison

Why can’t I use a mechanical pencil on the ACT or SAT?

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 […]

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Thomas Broderick

What is High Stakes Testing?

A lot is on the line when you take a high-stakes test. In this article, learn why the SAT and ACT are high-stakes tests, and how you can benefit.

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Thomas Broderick

Are the SAT and ACT Viewed Equally?

The SAT and ACT are two sides of the same college admissions coin. In this article, learn about what ties these two tests together.

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