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Five Test-Taking Tips for the SAT and ACT

Spring and summer are prime SAT and ACT seasons. How can your student succeed on these important exams? By preparing, of course! here are several test-taking tips that will help your student achieve their best score.

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Tips to Prepare High School Students for College-Level Reading

As students mature, they learn how to study effectively and build those ever-important test-taking strategies for high school. By the time strong students begin thinking about how to study for the SAT or ACT, they’ve acquired many of the subject skills they need to perform well, but a good SAT or ACT score is not a guarantee of college success. As Eileen Huntington, CEO & Co-Founder of Huntington Learning Center explains, high-achieving high school students often struggle to adapt to the rigors of college right away—especially when it comes to reading. “College is a whole new ballgame in terms of expectations and workload, and one of the biggest differences is the way students are expected to read and study material,” he/she says. How can students prepare for college-level reading? Huntington offers these tips:

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How to Get Teens to Read

There are lots of reasons teens stop reading as much as they did at a younger age. How can you encourage your teen to read during middle and high school (and beyond)? Here are a few tips.

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The Comeback of SAT/ACT Requirements: Understanding the Trend

Many prestigious institutions, including Georgetown, MIT, and Dartmouth, have made headlines by reinstating these standardized test requirements. The decision comes on the heels of compelling research indicating that these scores provide valuable insights into a student's potential for success in higher education.

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Six Reasons a Test Prep Program Will Help Students Perform Better on the SAT and ACT

Some students are naturally strong test-takers, but for most, performing well takes preparation. Mastery of skills is critical but learning test-taking strategies is just as important. That’s definitely true when it comes to the tests your student will take before applying to colleges, the SAT, ACT, and Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Test prep programs are beneficial in so many ways and will help your student earn higher scores and improve their chances of acceptance at their dream college.

Here are six reasons why a Huntington test prep program will help your student increase their scores:

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Huntington's Innovative Digital SAT Test Prep Program Ahead of Spring 2024 Transition

Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider, is stepping up with a cutting-edge digital SAT program designed to equip students for success in this new era of standardized testing as the College Board prepares to launch its fully digital SAT in March 2024.

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