The ACT Pacing Watch by Testing Timers is a wonderful holiday gift for high school juniors and sophomores. With uncertainty about the revised SAT, more students are preparing for the highly-predictable ACT. College Planning Guides make excellent gifts for parents and students. You’ll find many gift ideas…..
Before you click “SUBMIT”, consider the following checklist and take the time to review your college application very carefully. It is easy to overlook avoidable errors when submitting your college application in a rush.
As an educational consultant, I have caught numerous mistakes in college applications that were sent to me for “final review”. The advice and check list below can help you identify and correct potentially damaging mistakes.
Since the ACT is a curriculum-based test, many students are able to significantly improve their scores with practice, improved pacing, proven test-taking strategies and familiarity with the exam. These resources can help:
A college interview is an ideal time to show that you are more than just paper credentials, essays and recommendations. During this in-person information exchange, the college learns about you and you can learn about the college. It’s the perfect time to highlight your personality and assets as well as to bring up any relevant issues that you don’t have the opportunity to communicate in the application.
Summer can be the perfect time to explore potential majors and career options; delve more deeply into current interests; develop your talents; gain valuable experiences that might appeal to college admission officers; expand your horizons; and improve important skills (e.g. reading, writing, math and study) that can help you on college entrance exams and throughout your life.
One of the biggest challenges students face on college entrance exams is managing their time. Many students spend valuable test time checking the clock to figure out how much time is left and if they are on pace to finish. Made specifically for the ACT, the ACT Pacing Watch by Testing Timers contains preset timing for all 5 sections of the test: English, Math, Reading, Science and Writing…..
The College Board announced a major overhaul to its SAT exam starting in Spring 2016. Members of the Class of 2017 will be the first students to take the new SAT. Here’s what you need to know:
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