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SAT or ACT: Choose Wisely - Part 2

Posted on Apr 29, 2019 1:35:10 PM

In the world of college admission testing, we’re moving steadily towards a future in which testing takes on a very different look. In Part 1 of this blog, we discussed the existing ACT and SAT. Our goal was to help students and their parents make informed decisions when it comes to selecting and preparing for an upcoming exam. Today, part 2, we’ll examine some current trends in testing and consider how they may shape the future. But, first, we’ll take a look at another test that is occasionally used in the admission’s process.

Topics: College Admission, Test-Prep, Subject Test

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Topics: College Admission, Test-Prep, Subject Test

AP Exams and SAT Subject Tests: Similarities & Differences

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 12:37:25 PM

Here’s one major point that AP exams and SAT Subject Tests share in common: both are products of the College Board (CB), which writes and administers them. There are other similarities, too. Both of them test specific subject knowledge acquired in high school courses – see below for a very important proviso – and performance on each of the tests can affect a student’s planning for college.

Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, Subject Test

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Topics: AP Exams, College Admission, Subject Test

Do I Have to Take a Subject Test? - Score At The Top

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 8:01:00 AM

 

Topics: Test-Prep, College Choice, Subject Test

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Topics: Test-Prep, College Choice, Subject Test

Should I Take a Subject Test?

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 9:16:00 AM


Topics: Test-Prep, College Choice, Subject Test

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Topics: Test-Prep, College Choice, Subject Test

SAT Subject Tests in August - Score At The Top

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With the College Board’s new summer SAT test date (August 26th) comes an intriguing gambit for high school students who plan to apply to more competitive colleges (and even to those that may not be considered so competitive): taking up to three of the College Board’s 1-hour Subject Tests offered on that date.

Topics: Essays, College Admission, College Planning, Educational-Consulting, Subject Test

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Topics: Essays, College Admission, College Planning, Educational-Consulting, Subject Test

Tips For Making a Strong Impression In SAT - Score At The Top - Florida

Posted on Mar 30, 2015 12:00:00 AM

 

Among the more selective colleges in the country, more than two dozen “recommend” to applicants that they submit not only an SAT or ACT score, but also the results of two or three College Board SAT Subject Tests. You can take up to three of these hour-long, multiple-choice exams at one sitting on May 2 and/or June 16, the two remaining national testing dates this academic year.

Topics: Test-Prep, Subject Test

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Topics: Test-Prep, Subject Test

SAT Subject Tests - Do you really need them? - Score At The Top

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Among the most selective colleges in the country, more than two dozen “recommend” to applicants that they submit not only an SAT or ACT score, but also the results of two or three College Board SAT Subject Tests. Up to three of these hour-long, multiple-choice exams can be taken at one time on any of the seven national testing dates. A student has to plan well in advance, because no one can take both an SAT Reasoning Test (the “SAT”) and Subject Tests on the same day. What are they all about?

Topics: Test-Prep, Subject Test

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Topics: Test-Prep, Subject Test

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