Why Elite Colleges Will Never Stop Requiring SAT/ACT Scores
[sat_one] Many colleges such as George Washington University and Temple University have recently made the decision to go test-optional. This policy allows students to skip having to take the SAT or ACT in order to apply to college. Hampshire College went one step further and stopped accepting standardized test scores altogether. Jonathan Lash, President of Hampshire College, recently wrote an editorial in the Washington Post about how the decision to…Read More
How to Convert Scores Between SAT vs. ACT vs. New SAT
[sat_one] Here is a useful score conversion chart that compares scores between the SAT, ACT, and New SAT coming out in March 2016. SAT ACT New SAT 2400 36 1600 2360 35 1560 2280 34 1510 2200 33 1460 2140 32 1420 2070 31 1380 2010 30 1340 1950 29 1300 1890 28 1260 1830 27 1220 1780 26 1190 1720 25 1150 1660 24 1110 1600 23 1070 1540…Read More
Should Your Child Take the SAT or ACT?
[sat_one] This is one of the most common questions that we get at 2400 Expert. Many parents are confused as to whether colleges prefer one exam over the other. Traditionally, students on the East and West coasts have taken the SAT and students in the Midwest have taken the ACT. But the truth is: there really is no difference. There is no difference in the level of difficulty between the…Read More
The Secret to Getting a Perfect SAT Score
[sat_one] What is the secret to getting a perfect SAT score? I cannot count the number of times I have been asked that question. Well, there actually is a secret. But it is so simple that hardly seems like a secret. I am fairly certain that the 3,310 other people that have gotten a perfect 2400 on the SAT have also done this. So here is my one piece of…Read More