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Can Tutoring Be Fun? And Other SAT Tutor News Stories

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In this month’s roundup we take a look at the lighter side of tutoring – and how to get the most out of your tutor. Read on!

Your One Week Countdown for the SAT


You've only got a week until you have to take your test! Are you nervous yet? If you are, don't feel bad—most students are. That's why the most important thing you can do right now is to have a relaxing, confidence-boosting week.

SAT Essay Help | ACT Essay Help

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SAT and ACT essays can seem like the hardest part of your test. After all, there is no way you can narrow down the right answer by counting out wrong answers. You can't even make a guess and hope you get it right that way!

3 SAT Test Prep Tips to Tackle Verb Tense

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Verbal practice is a big part of your SAT test prep. The verbal section can make or break your overall numerical and percentile scores, and can spell the difference between a free ride vs. long hours working once you're in college. 

ACT and SAT Prep Tips for the Whole Family

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Preparing for the SAT and ACT may seem like a job for the student taking the test, and the student alone. But just like other aspects of education, ACT and SAT test prep begins with and ends with the family environment. 

SAT Online Test Prep Classes : What to Expect

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Not everyone is sure what to expect when it comes to SAT online test prep. Probably the biggest two questions most students have are, “Will this really help me?” and “How much time will this take?” And the unspoken question many students have is, “Will this just be a waste of my time?”

SAT Scores : What Do They Mean and How to Improve Them

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What Does My SAT Score Mean? 

Even for those who know their target score, SAT scoring is far from immediately clear. It's not always easy to understand how the test is scored (are wrong answers really counted as negative points—or just zero?), how the essay portion of the test is scored, or what percentiles mean in concrete terms. Bloomberg Businessweek gives a short, concise rundown on the basics of SAT scoring—and what it means for you.

How to Find the Best Online Test Prep Classes

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Online SAT and ACT test prep lessons are a convenient and cost-effective way to prepare for the exams. Thanks to modern technology you no longer have to drive across town to classes. As long as you have a good internet connection you can fire up your laptop and start studying right away. A lot of tutoring companies offer online prep courses, but how do you find the best ones? Here are factors to keep in mind when making a decision.

SAT and ACT Study Tips: How to Beat Procrastination and Start Studying

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Basic study skills and avoiding procrastination are keys to effective SAT test prep and ACT test prep. If you want to get more studying done – or want to help the student in your life get more studying done – check out these stay focused, stress-relieving tips from around the web.

How Students Can Score Higher on SAT Test Day

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Your practice tests are in the high 1700s, but you can't break a 1600 on the real SAT.  Why the disparity in scores? 

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