Tag: test scores

Do the ACT or SAT Have a Future in College Admission?

Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Do standardized tests have a future in college admission? Learn why many schools are shifting away from this requirement and what they'll look for instead. read more

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

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 how to get the high scores you want. read more

Improve Your Admission Chances After a Low Test Score

CollegeXpress Student Writer

What if you didn't receive the standardized test scores you wanted? Here's how to make the rest 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 Are Standardized Tests Used in Admission?


Test scores are part of how you are evaluated at many colleges. But how heavily do they weigh on your admission? One expert has some advice to share. 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

What Are Good SAT/ACT Scores for Getting Into College?


Students usually worry about their standardized test scores being good enough for admission to college. Here's some expert advice on what score to aim for. read more

How Do Colleges Accept Scores If I Retake the SAT?

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Students often wonder if retaking the SAT will benefit them, and important question to ask is how college accept scores if they do. Our experts have the answer. read more