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Should I take the new SAT or the ACT?

A year ago, in March 2016, the College Board debuted its revamped, or as they prefer to call it “redesigned” SAT. Many experts believe that the impetus behind the redesign was to keep it more competitive with the ACT, which

The Rise in Test Optional Admissions

The value of SAT and ACT scores as a factor in the college admissions process continues to be hotly debated. The College Board recently instituted dramatic revisions to the format of the test in response to overwhelming criticism as to

Understanding Your Child’s PSAT Scores

Every October, millions of U.S. and international students, mostly those in 11th grade, take the PSAT/NMSQT. The PSAT is not used by colleges in the admissions process, but the results can help you better understand your child’s academic strengths and

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