National Merit PSAT Cutoff Scores – Class of 2022

In addition to helping you determine what areas you need to work on before you take the SAT, your PSAT score can also qualify you for scholarships. Admittance to the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program is largely based on your 2020 PSAT/NMSQT score. Due to COVID-19 influencing testing schedules and the number of students who take the PSAT, these cutoff scores may vary slightly.  Here are the estimated cutoff scores…

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How to increase ACT score by 4 points?

When you have a stellar GPA and a great ACT score, the sky’s the limit for your future. You’ll have opportunities to attend prestigious colleges, earn thousands of dollars in scholarships, and join academic programs that will help you network and build connections that will help you on your career path. But what do you do if your ACT score is not quite up to snuff? If you’re trying to…

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Top 5 SAT Algebra Questions

Roughly 90% of the math section of the SAT is comprised of questions spanning a few categories: Heart of Algebra, Passport to Advanced Math, and Problem Solving and Data Analysis. While no category is more important than another, in order to do well on the SAT Math section, you are going to need to prepare for the Heart of Algebra questions that will appear on the test. Here are five…

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What Is Tested On The SAT Writing Section

In order to earn a competitive composite score on the SAT, you will need to perform well on the SAT Writing and Language section of the test. The SAT Writing and Language section offers 35 minutes for students to answer 44 multiple choice questions, making it essential for test takers to know exactly what types of questions they should expect to encounter so that they can work as efficiently as…

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Investing in Your Future: The True Value of Test Prep

Why the SAT Matters Every year, high school students across the country looking to attend college sit the SAT. Competition for places in the most prestigious programs is fierce and one of the first filters applied to applications is SAT scores. While an SAT score is not the only factor admissions officers consider, a top score will at least ensure your application is carefully considered. However getting an offer is…

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Preparing for the ACT Optional Essay

The ACT Writing Essay tests your ability to understand and analyze multiple perspectives on an issue and convey your own perspective. While it is an optional part of the test, most colleges prefer candidates who submit an essay score, and 27 of the top colleges only consider candidates who submit an essay score. The prospect of writing about an unknown subject can seem a little daunting, but with preparation, it…

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Learn 4 Tips To Study For the SAT Like A Pro From Our TV Interview With The List!

Learn 4 Tips To Study For the SAT Like A Pro From Our TV Interview With The List! http://www.thelisttv.com/the-list/sat-help-study-like-a-pro-using-4-simple-tips [sat_one] I had a lot of fun doing this interview and sharing some SAT tips with The List’s Holly Morgan. Check out our SAT courses to learn 100 strategies for the New, Redesigned 1600-version of the 2016 SAT. For more test strategy, college admissions, and scholarship application tips sign up for…

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5 More SAT Prep Tips For The 2016, Redesigned New SAT

There is a lot of trepidation around the New SAT. However, I have good news for you. The New SAT is easier than ever to prepare for. Here are 5 tips to help you prepare. You can also join my 6-week Online SAT Class that starts this weekend to learn 95 more strategies by enrolling here. [sat_one] (1) SAT General Strategy – Follow the 1,000 Question Rule: To really excel, you…

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5 Prep Tips For The 2016 Redesigned New SAT

The redesigned New SAT came out on March 5th. For the first time in over a decade, the College Board made some major changes to the SAT, including going back to a 1600-point scale (instead of 2400). Here are some prep tips for high school sophomores and juniors who will be taking the New SAT on either May or June! Note that we have an online March-April SAT Class taught by…

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How I Predicted Mark Cuban Would Be My Business Partner Before Shark Tank

(Photo Credit: Flickr | Brian Solis) I aired on ABC’s Shark Tank on January 29th and made a deal with Mark Cuban for $250,000 for a 20% stake in my test preparation company, 2400 Expert. One item not aired on television is when Mark Cuban told me he thought I was a “young Tony Robbins.” Following his lead, I’ve decided to publish my first self-development book, Self-Made Success: Ivy League Shark…

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