As a growing number of high school students begin taking the ACT, SAT Collegeboard has announced that they will restructure the SAT.  The new test will begin being administered Spring 2016. The main goal of the restructuring is for the new SAT to align more closely to the work students are doing at school.   The new test will affect […]

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Sophomore Year “To Do” list: 1. Purchase the SAT Collegeboard Blue Book and the Official ACT Red Book. Go ahead and buy both – the tests are very different and it will be ideal to take both tests. 2. Set aside an hour every week in order to take practice tests. Parents can hold students accountable and help them remember […]

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As a professional SAT/ACT tutor I read many books and blogs on standardized testing. To my surprise there is a key component that seems to be missing from the world of Test Prep… and that is WHEN TO START. Why do most students test Junior Year? Students begin to take the test their Junior Year (sometimes continuing through the fall of Senior Year). […]

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