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Cracking the ACT Code

We’ve all heard of the ACT. In short, it’s a standardized test often used as a determining factor for college admissions and scholarship consideration. Here’s something you probably haven’t heard of: ACT “hacks".

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To know if you would be more successful in an AP class or a standard class, there are some important factors to consider. more

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One year ago, we introduced you to Charlie, the CollegeReady Dog. He’s back to answer more of your questions and provide new tips for what you can do at home to help make sure your kids are ready for college and their career after they graduate... more

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Research shows positive correlation between the early mastery of algebra, college graduation, and employment income. In the same regard, students studying above grade level in reading are more likely to graduate from high school and go on to... more

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There are a lot of options to add to your cart when registering for the SAT or ACT. I skip over most of them, but there are a few items I consider essential. more

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No matter what your ACT struggle, we can help you find the best test prep to give you the tools you need to get your best score. more

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Have you taken the ACT yet? Maybe you have a few questions about how to get your best score, or what to do with your score once you’ve gotten it. We went to Len Silverman at Huntington Learning Center for answers! more

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Standardized test scores can be confusing. Is a 26 a good score? How does a 1080 on the new SAT compare to the old SAT? What score is good enough? more

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Following your completion, what should you do? Double-check your answers like a persevering student? Put your pencil down and give your brain a rest, knowing your first instinct is usually right? It certainly varies for each individual... more

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No one likes standardized tests. My kids don’t! But the truth is, just like in life, tests are a necessary part of school.  Sometimes you just have to buck up and do hard things in spite of challenges and this year is no different. Despite rumors... more

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Time to think about next year’s schedule! What’s the wise move: Honors or regular classes?While I can’t tell you what to do (sorry!), I can help you weigh the pros and cons of each choice. Here’s what to consider in order to make the decision... more

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Take this quick quiz and find out what type of learner you are! more

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Confused about the PSAT? We’ve got some answers to common questions and info on why your teen should take this particular “practice” test seriously. more

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We’ve all seen it happen: A student walks into a room with sweaty palms, wide eyes, and a facial expression that suggests a sense of impending doom. They know that they aren’t ready for the test, you know that they aren’t ready for the test... more

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When should you take the ACT/SAT? Megan Dorsey is a college admissions expert and provides tips for finding the best time to take it. more

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There are pros and cons to almost everything, but when it comes to test prep, does the upside outweigh the bad? To aid in your decision on whether this additional expense is worth the investment for your teen, check out... more

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The fear of academic testing itself, this debilitating issue often causes a significant decrease in testing scores, regardless of the student’s intellect or study time. Read these six helpful tips to raise test scores and lower anxiety. more

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With the right amount of preparation, students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses can transform their high school knowledge into college credit by taking and passing an Advanced Placement test. more

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Even though the College Level Examination Program, better known as “CLEP,” isn’t a mandatory exam like the ACT or SAT, it’s still considered a highly important test that can prove beneficial to a student’s future. more

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Tips and tricks to Survive the ACTs

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Here are some great tips and tricks to help your teen brave the academic elements, and survive the ACTs

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