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Category: ACT vs. 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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Kristin Fracchia

Is the ACT a Good Test for International Students?

If you are an international student, here are some things to think about to determine if the ACT is a better test for you. Check out the video for our tips for international students!

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David Recine

Should You Take Both the ACT and SAT?

How useful is it to take both the ACT and the SAT? It depends on who you are.

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Kristin Fracchia

How to Choose the Best Online Test Prep for the SAT or ACT

Since we work in the test prep world, we spend a lot of time looking at test prep options for students, so we know that a lot of stuff out there is not all that great, or it’s really expensive and therefore not accessible to all students.
So how is a student to choose? Here’s some important advice on what to look for in an online test prep product.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Essay vs New SAT Essay

There were big changes this year to both the ACT essay and SAT essay. In this episode of TuesdACT, we’re comparing both essays. Want to find out which essay is going to be better for you?

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Kristin Fracchia

TuesdACT Video: Comparing ACT and SAT Scores

So you have an SAT (or PSAT) score in your left hand and an SAT score in your right hand. How do you know which one is better? The TuesdACT post you see above should answer all your questions about peaches, bananas, and test scores, but in case you feel like stretching your reading muscles, […]

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Elise Gout

SAT vs. ACT: The Reading Section

Hello Magooshers! Today we have a very special treat for you – a firsthand take on the SAT vs. ACT discussion from our very own High School Blogger, Elise! 🙂 Deciding whether to take the ACT or the SAT is a frequent source of confusion. The tests truly are separate entities, and, after taking both, […]

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Rita Neumann

Are You Also Taking the ACT? Check Out the Magoosh ACT Blog!

  Are you planning to take both the SAT and ACT exams to bolster your college apps? If so, you’re in good company. More and more students are taking both the SAT and the ACT. In fact, the number of high schoolers taking standardized tests to get into college is at an all time high! […]

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Lucas Fink

ACT vs SAT

Traditionally, the SAT and ACT were differentiated mostly by geography. While the coasts leaned toward the SAT, the ACT was more popular in the middle of the country. And that’s still largely true, as the map shows. The choice between the tests might be as simple as finding out which is going to be administered […]

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Chris Lele

What Kind of Test Prep is Best for Your Child?

You may have a child who is 6’6 and the star basketball player at his school. Or your child might come in a few inches short of the average and make up what he lacks on the court with some pretty mean dance moves. Such variability in height is apparent to everyone. But when it […]

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