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How Important are SAT and ACT for college admissions?

Ishan Puri | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

One of the most frequent questions we get at Synocate is how important academics are for college admissions. Specifically, many students ask us about ...

Expert Educators Use Test Results to Make Improvements

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

If parents and educators can see the test results as demonstrating the work that needs to be done -- rather than as a pronouncement of doom -- we would be much better off.<

What Is a Good SAT Score?

Roger Ochoa | Posted 08.23.2013 | College
Roger Ochoa

Obviously, a higher score beats a lower score, but the absolutes are fuzzy. Each score needs context -- the context of each student, and the context of each school.

28% Of ACT Test-Takers Aren't Ready For College

Huffington Post/AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 10.17.2011 | College

(AP) -- Members of the high school class of 2011 posted a slight gain on the ACT college entrance exam, but nearly three in 10 recent graduates failed...

Is The ACT Valid?

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 08.21.2011 | College

A new study has found that two of the four main parts of the ACT -- science and reading -- have "little or no" ability to help colleges predict whethe...