We all know how influential the SAT & ACT are in college admissions. However, not everyone realizes that the big tests also play a role in college athletics. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) oversees the Division I, II, and III sports with the philosophy that graduating from college is as important an achievement as
We often hear from parents (and sometimes even students) wondering what can be done ahead of time to prepare for the SAT & ACT. In these cases, “ahead of time” is measured not in months but in years. Since preparation and planning go hand in hand, such early ambition deserves praise along with prudent advice.
Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT would be a whole lot easier if we were allowed to bring them home to take at our leisure. Unfortunately, these anxiety-provoking exams are defined in part by their stringent time limits. The minutes allotted per section often seem insufficient compared to the number and complexity of questions
September 14, 2017 by Mike Bergin
The best way to get much better at the SAT or ACT is to harness the power of deliberate practice to improve incrementally until you reach your score goals. Commit to preparation and make prep a priority for two to three months before your target test. Make sure you’re using official practice tests and the
With very few exceptions, SAT and ACT scores only matter in the realm of college admissions. In that specific area, however, test scores can be extremely influential in terms of both admissions and scholarships. No wonder, then, that most of America’s most desired schools rank at the top in terms of SAT and ACT scores
Some days, you just don’t have it. Maybe you’re tired or unfocused or unprepared. Perhaps you forgot your admission ticket or had to deal with a poor proctor. Whatever the reason, if your test day spirals out of control and your ACT scores fall far below your potential, all is not lost. ACT test takers