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Timeline of Changes to the SAT and ACT

Jan. 10, 2020

Have you ever wondered where the SAT and ACT tests came from? Or how long they’ve been used by U.S. colleges and universities to evaluate students for admission? 

What Happened to the College Board’s “Adversity Score”?

Oct. 25, 2019

In May 2019, the College Board announced plans for their Environmental Context Dashboard, more commonly referred to as the "Adversity Score". In August, a revision to this plan known as "Landscape" was released. Read about this important update here.

Freshman Year Checklist to Get Ready for College

Oct. 04, 2019

High school is a brand-new experience for students, and it may take some time to adapt. One surprise for many students is the importance of getting off on the right foot and staying the course.

Sophomore Year Checklist to Get Ready for College

Sep. 27, 2019

The second year of high school is when many students start thinking more seriously about college. While college applications are still a ways off, it is still important to keep an eye towards that goal. Read some helpful sophomore year tips

Senior Year Checklist to Get Ready for College

Sep. 13, 2019

If your teen graduates next spring and intends to go to college, there’s a lot for your teen to do this school year (in addition to keeping up those grades, of course).

Ultimate Summer SAT/ACT Prep Plan

Jun. 14, 2019

So, your college-bound student is starting to think about taking the SAT and/or ACT this summer—for the first, second or even third time. A summer exam prep plan is definitely in order.

Six Things to Look for in an Exam Prep Program

May. 10, 2019

College entrance exam scores are a significant factor in admission too. Make sure your teen prepares effectively for the SAT or ACT with an exam prep program.

Making the Best Use of the College Counselor at Your Teen’s High School

May. 03, 2019

Your teen might be vaguely aware of the counseling office at his high school, but less aware of what the staff in this office does to help students prepare for the college search and application process.

What You Need to Know About SAT Subject Tests

Apr. 26, 2019

You’ve obviously heard about the SAT, but what about the SAT Subject Tests? These exams are college admission tests on specific subjects. Students can choose the tests that best showcase their strengths and weaknesses.

FAQs About the Differences Between the SAT and ACT Exams

Apr. 05, 2019

College just around the corner for your teen? There’s a lot to do to prepare, including take college entrance exams. When it comes to choosing the SAT or ACT, you might wonder how these exams differ and whether one is “better” for your teen than the other.

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