Tag: standardized tests

The Truth About SAT and ACT Prep Courses

Founder, Tutor Portland

How much of what students are told about test prep courses is true? We're here to tell you and also share how COVID-19 is changing upcoming SAT and ACT tests. read more

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Standardized Tests

College Counselor and Tutor, MoonPrep

The coronavirus seems to be affecting just about everything related to the college search. Read on to see how COVID-19 is changing standardized tests. read more

10 SAT Score Improvement Tips

Writer, PrepExpert

The SAT is challenging, so don't feel bad if the test didn't go well the first time. Improve your SAT test scores for your retake with these top tips! read more

Video: Study Hacks for the SAT


How do you study for the SAT? That's certainly a loaded question. Good thing this student vlogger has such great advice on how to study for the test! read more

3 Things to Consider About Standardized Test Prep Services

College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

You've probably heard upperclassmen talking about preparing for the SAT and ACT for years, but now it's your turn. Here are three things to know about test prep services and tutoring. read more

What Should You Do if You Have a Low SAT or ACT Score?

CollegeXpress Student Writer

So you got your SAT or ACT scores back and they weren't what you were hoping for. It's not the end of the world! Here's some advice to help you get the high scores you want. read more

8 Advantages of Starting Your College Search Early

Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Senior year is a stressful time for most students. You can make it a little easier by starting your college search early in high school. Here are eight reasons why! read more

Video: Come Take the ACT With Me


Arielle's school offered students the chance to take the ACT for free. Check out her experience and advice so you're ready when you sit for the exam! read more

Standardized Testing Q&A: What Parents Should Know About Scores, Test-Optional Schools, and More


Hilary Scharton, Vice President of Canvas K-12 Product Strategy, offers insights on standardized tests, test-optional schools, and test scores. read more

Spring College Planning Checklist for High School Juniors

Founder, Moon Prep

The second half of junior year is the prime time to start planning for college. Here's what you should be doing to prepare for college application season during the spring of junior year and into the summer. read more