The College Board has announced major changes to the SAT and SAT Subject Tests. See below on what the changes entail and what they mean for you. What are the changes? The SAT will no longer offer the essay section after June 2021. Tests through the June 2021 administration will still have the optional essay […]
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The SAT Reading Comprehension section can seem daunting, however there are some simple tricks that you can employ to maximize your exam score. Getting a good score on the SAT Reading is crucial to getting a good overall score and for remaining competitive during the college admissions process. Build your vocabulary First and foremost, it […]
So you’re deciding whether to take the SSAT or ISEE. But how do you decide which one to take? Many secondary schools in the US will accept either exam, so your decision to take one or the other largely depends on the exam material. Overall, the SSAT and ISEE are very similar and so preparation […]
The A-Level (“Advanced Level”) is a subject-based qualification for students completing secondary education in the UK. Students typically begin the A-Level syllabus in Year 12. They complete the final exam by the end of Year 13, their final year. During the university application process, students present these grades. There are no specific subject requirements in […]
To properly prepare for the SAT students should begin early, practice often, and, for good measure, hire a private tutor. The best way to prepare for the SAT is to take the PSAT in the second or third year of high school. This is because the PSAT exam is essentially a practice SAT exam administered […]