Tag: test scores

What Is More Important: Your GPA or SAT Scores?

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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

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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

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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?

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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

Improve Your Admission Chances After a Low Test Score

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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

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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

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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

If you retake the SAT does the higher score replace the lower score or do they average the two scores?

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The way in which your SAT score is calculated depends upon the college you're applying to; however, averaging scores is not a common practice for undergraduate admission exams. read more

Top 5 Myths About the SAT

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Director of SAT Programs, Veritas Prep

From thinking the SAT is the be-all-end-all metric of your college application to believing it's your only admission option, here are a few common myths about that venerated (and feared) standardized test. read more

The Key to Outstanding Test Scores

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Back in the day, the SAT claimed to be impervious to studying, coaching, or preparation of any sort. Now the same people who write the test offer their own test-prep books. How times have changed. read more