How to Guess on the SAT and ACT

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Like most exams, although SAT and ACT test you on what you know, there is also an element of time. For many of us, unlimited time on a test would give us the chance to thoroughly answer each question the way we wanted to… but because standardized testing times aren’t unlimited, …

3 Reasons STEM Students Should Take the ACT

Co-authored by Renae Hintze The majority of colleges will accept either SAT or ACT scores… Sooo should you take the ACT? The answer is not a simple yes or no for every student, but if you’re looking to have a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math) the answer is YES! 1. The ACT …

Should I Take the ACT with Writing?

Co-authored by Renae Hintze The ACT writing portion is optional. I know what you’re thinking — what exactly does “optional” mean? Optional as in… you won’t stand out if you DON’T take it? Optional as in: It’s in your best interest to skip it? OR, does it really just not matter either way? Here’s a …

The New SAT vs. ACT

The new 2016 SAT is hopefully old news to you by now. But with all the articles out there giving you comparisons between the SAT and ACT, I bet you’d like to see something a little more visually appealing… liiike an infographic?  We re-vamped our SAT vs ACT infographic from this past February – just for …

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Should I Take the SAT or the ACT?

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. Take eight hundred people. Put ’em in a park together. Ask them to stare at a single cloud. Ask them what it looks like. Do you think everyone will see the same thing? Of course not! You’ve heard it before, …

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SAT and ACT

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. What are the differences between the SAT and ACT exams? Parents and students ask the Student-Tutor advisors and me all the time: “What is the difference between the SAT and ACT?” “When should my kid take them?“ “What is …