Tag: test scores

What Is More Important: Your GPA or SAT Scores?

Founder, Prep Expert

Knowing how all your college application info is weighed into the admission decision is important, but which is more important: your GPA or your SAT scores? 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

Top Transfer Application Do's and Don'ts

Freelance Writer

Transferring can be a long, hard process. But these are the things you should (and shouldn't) do to make it easier! 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

How to Improve Your Admission Chances After a Low Test Score

CollegeXpress Student Writer

You didn't receive the standardized test score you wanted...now what? Here's what you can do to make the other parts of your application shine and improve your chances of admission. read more

Parents, the ACT, and Scholarships: What You Need to Know

Test Prep Expert, Magoosh

Worried about your child missing scholarships because they took the ACT? Let this put your mind at ease! read more

How to Set Good Expectations for Your SAT or ACT Scores

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Western Washington University

What really counts as a "low" SAT or ACT score? What's an "average" score? And, most importantly, what's a reasonable score for you? read more

5 Legit Ways to Beef Up Your College Applications

Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here we discuss correcting course and adding something substantial to your application, if it's otherwise looking a little barren. read more

Do Test Scores Really Matter?

Student, Catonsville High School

Sure, they may have some importance, but standardized test scores are just one piece of the bigger college admission picture. read more

Finding the Right School for You: As Easy as L.A.M.P.P.

High School Student

There's no single magic trick that will point you toward the college that's exactly right for you, but there are some important things to consider that can help in a big way. read more