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Overview The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is a test required by most graduate schools during the application process. Similar to the ACT and SAT for undergraduate college admissions, the GRE allows graduate programs to compare applicants’ readiness for higher-level coursework based on their performance on......

The following ACT and SAT checklists will give you a sense for which test might be best suited for your skills and knowledge. That said, it is always best to take a practice test of both tests to ensure you are investing your time and......

Many strategies for improving test scores are unique to each person based on their strengths, weaknesses, and goal score—and, of course, there are additional strategies specific to the test you are taking.   That said, here are a few proven strategies that apply to everyone:......

The following are the top five test prep mistakes to avoid when preparing for a high-stakes assessment, like the ACT or SAT.   1. Not carving out time to take full-length practice tests Taking practice tests is ESSENTIAL to preparing for the real thing, but......

College dorm move-in day is quickly approaching for college students. For both first-time and returning students, it can be an incredibly overwhelming time for those moving and for the family watching them go. Likewise, downsizing to a small dorm room that most likely is now......

  1. There are four required sections on the ACT: English, math, reading, and science. The essay is an optional fifth section (and we recommend doing it!).   2. The ACT score range is 1–36. The optional essay is scored separately on a 2–12 scale......

1. There are three required sections on the SAT: Reading, Math, and Writing and Language The essay is an optional fourth section (and we recommend doing it!).   2. The ACT score range is 400–1600. The optional essay is scored separately and does not count......

Teachers can be amazing advocates and mentors for your child—having teachers in your child’s corner is only a good thing! While it can be difficult to carve out time to connect with teachers or spend time at school, your time spent in this way will......

With the start of school, moms are beginning the nightly ritual of “what to pack for lunch tomorrow;” the angst is REAL! Whether you are dealing with a picky eater or worrying about how to keep things deliciously edible until lunch time, meal prep for......

Overview The ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) is used in the admissions process for private schools. The lower-level test is designed for students who are entering 5Th or 6th grades. In other words, a fourth or fifth grade student would take this test.   The......

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