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What’s a Good ACT Score?

What’s a Good ACT Score?

What's a Good ACT Score? The ACT is a test used by many colleges for admissions and scholarship decisions. Recent studies have shown that test scores are closely linked to college success, even more than high school GPAs. Some states require all public school juniors...

What to Know About Standardized Tests

What to Know About Standardized Tests

What do test scores say about a student's intellectual ability? Test scores suggest a student’s intellectual capacity. For grammar, math, and reading, standardized tests can be representative of learning to date and future capacity in those areas. Still, standardized...

The New Digital PSAT, and How Do You Prepare?

The New Digital PSAT, and How Do You Prepare?

High school juniors have a lot on their minds, from activities and academics to friends and the future. But most juniors need to add one more item to their list: the PSAT/NMSQT. What is it, and why does it matter for juniors? What is the new Digital PSAT? The PSAT...

Applying to Test-Optional Colleges

Applying to Test-Optional Colleges

Many more colleges and universities now no longer require students to submit a standardized test score for admission. Submitting an ACT or SAT score is now often optional. But the test is optional primarily for those excited to pay full price. For those seeking...

2023 Average ACT Score by State

2023 Average ACT Score by State

How does your ACT score compare? When you receive your ACT score, you might wonder how your score compares to other students in your state or nationwide. So what is the average ACT score, and how does yours compare?  Average Score on the ACT The latest scoring data...

Why Test Prep Matters for ALL Students

Why Test Prep Matters for ALL Students

How do you motivate students to prep for the ACT & SAT tests when they don't currently plan on going to a four-year college? Here are a few reasons test prep matters for every student. Improves Core Skills ACT & SAT prep provides further practice and boosts...

15 ACT & SAT Myths to Ignore

15 ACT & SAT Myths to Ignore

True or false? The SAT is harder than the ACT. You might have heard this or a similar "fact" about the ACT. But with so much information (and so many opinions), it can be hard to know what's true about the ACT and SAT. We're here to help. Here are 15 ACT & SAT...

What to Look for in ACT Tutoring

What to Look for in ACT Tutoring

When it’s time to select an ACT tutor, lots of options exist. But how do you know what to look for in ACT tutoring? How do you find someone who can help your student increase their ACT scores and reach their future goals?  Learn what to look for in ACT tutoring and...

How Are the ACT and SAT Different?

How Are the ACT and SAT Different?

As you prepare for ACT and SAT tests and look ahead to college, you may ask, "How are the ACT and SAT different?" And how should you choose which test to take? The ACT This test is made up of four sections consisting of 215 questions and a total length of 2 hours, 55...

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