SAT Study Schedule
For the most part, all of the students who do well on the SAT typically have one thing in common: strong study habits. Most students are not able to score in the 99th percentile on their first try, so they have to spend time learning from their mistakes on the first test and mastering the concepts that will be on the test so that they can improve on their next…Read More
SAT Score Under Review
You spent hours studying and taking SAT prep courses to prepare for the SAT, you’ve waited patiently for your SAT score to be released, and you’ve raced to a computer in hopes of seeing that you’ve reached your target score, only to find that your score is neither higher or lower than you had hoped…it’s under review. While it’s incredibly rare for this to happen, the College Board does flag…Read More
High GPA, low SAT score – What To Do?
Every year, despite their best efforts, countless students earn an SAT score that is lower than they anticipated. Even when these students have high GPAs, oftentimes they worry that their low scores will keep them from being considered for acceptance into their dream colleges. This typically leads them to either a.) panic, b.) lower their expectations when applying to and hearing back from different schools, or c.) blame themselves and…Read More
Should you guess on the SAT?
A few years ago, selecting a wrong answer on the SAT would cost you ¼ of a point. This guessing penalty meant that students would only answer questions that they were sure they knew. Any questions they weren’t sure about would be left blank. After all, getting zero points for a few questions is a far better alternative than losing points for incorrect answers. While this was a great strategy…Read More
Does The SAT Predict College Success?
You’ve worked hard, studied for months, and finally earned an impressive SAT score. While that part of the college preparation process is behind you, you might be left wondering if it’s any indicator that the rest of your college experience will go smoothly. If you’ve earned an SAT score in the 99th percentile, meaning that you scored higher than 99% of other test takers, for instance, that should indicate that…Read More
SAT Score Range
When you take the SAT, you will receive a composite score between 400-1600. Whether you score on the low end or the high end of this range, it can be a bit tricky to analyze your score and determine whether or not your score is “good enough.” This guide will help you understand your score and how colleges use SAT scores to rank applicants: Analyzing your SAT score Unlike many…Read More
How to cancel your SAT registration
When test day approaches, there are always some students who decide they no longer want to take the SAT. For some, they feel unprepared for the test, and they want more time to study before they take it. Others decide they would rather take the ACT instead. Some finalize their college lists and realize that they aren’t obligated to take the test to apply to their top schools. Regardless of…Read More
Like banking, job applications, and many restaurants’ menus, the SAT has gone digital. Or at least it will be delivered digitally starting in 2024. This test, which has always been administered using physical test booklets and answer sheets, will be accessed on laptops and other school-issued devices beginning with this year’s freshmen class (the class of 2025). This monumental change has left many students and educators alike wondering how the…Read More
Can you take the SAT after high school?
Once you graduate from high school, you won’t have to think about taking the SAT again, right? Not exactly. The SAT is open to individuals who have already completed high school in addition to those who are currently enrolled in high school. Reasons why adults take the SAT While the SAT is a test many students only take during their junior and senior years of high school, there are plenty…Read More
How To Get 800 On SAT Math
If you’re trying to get into one of the nation’s top universities, or you are going into a field of study that requires extensive math knowledge, you will want to earn an 800 on the SAT Math section. Getting an 800 on the SAT Math section means that you don’t have to score as highly on the Reading section to get a high composite score, and it also makes you…Read More