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If You Want A Good ACT Score, It Really, Really Helps To Be Rich

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.18.2014 | College

A new report out from the ACT outlines the numbers of students who reached college readiness benchmarks in 2013. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the report fo...

International Students: Top 10 Tips for U.S. College Applications

Josh Stephens | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Josh Stephens

The reward comes long after you've done the work. Don't wait until the night before -- or the month before -- to create a game plan.

The Truth Behind the Spin on the Changes to the SAT

Bev Taylor | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Bev Taylor

Every 10 years, the College Board makes significant changes to the test that has been around since 1926, the test that has been notorious for putting stress on students for generations. Let's cover some history of the SAT. In 1959, in walks the ACT as an upstart competitor to the SAT...

How to Prep for the ACT

Chuck Cohn | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

Believed to be more closely aligned to traditional high school curricula and with a markedly lower emphasis on the high-level vocabulary the SAT is renowned for, the ACT is now accepted by all universities and preferred by many students.

Is the SAT Tutor the SAT Score?

Kassandra Fotiadis | Posted 02.03.2013 | Teen
Kassandra Fotiadis

To me, the entire SAT/ACT system is somewhat convoluted; with the amount of money and time that goes into private tutors, it seems that people are paying for their scores.

College Exam Faceoff: SAT vs. ACT

Matthew Maron | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Matthew Maron

If you're a high school junior or sophomore, you're going to need to take a standardized college admission exam to, well, get into college. So the question arises, which one do you take?