Cracking the SAT Subject Tests
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Cracking the SAT Subject Tests

So you’ve probably heard of the SAT and ACT (I hope, at least). Since most colleges require either the SAT or ACT as part of…

The Science of Guessing on the SAT
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The Science of Guessing on the SAT

Knowing how to guess intelligently on the SAT is a critical part of maximizing your SAT score. Of course you’ve learned stuff in school that…

The ACT’s Golden Three: Why You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time on Retakes
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The ACT’s Golden Three: Why You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time on Retakes

Arguably the only positive aspect of the ACT is that it’s retake-able. Had a bad day and screwed up the Science portion? Your watch beeped…

The Weirdest Word Strategy
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The Weirdest Word Strategy

SAT vocabulary flashcards? Ain’t nobody got time for that. The hard truth is that vocabulary is one of the hardest skills to improve for the…

Shape Up! SAT Geometry Problems (The Easy Way)
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Shape Up! SAT Geometry Problems (The Easy Way)

Maybe you have a knack for numbers, but shapes go right over your head. Maybe it’s shapes you understand, but equations you don’t. It’s typical…

When To Stop Retaking The SAT: Do The Extra 50 Points Really Matter?
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When To Stop Retaking The SAT: Do The Extra 50 Points Really Matter?

“When should I stop retaking the SAT?” It’s a question asked by many college-obsessed high school students, and a question unable to be definitively answered…

How Many of You Have Felt Personally Victimized by The SAT/College Board?
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How Many of You Have Felt Personally Victimized by The SAT/College Board?

Disclaimer: Sarcasm, highly-opinionated sentiments, and a touch of spunk color this article (not to mention a title taken straight from Mean Girls). You have been…

The Fun Continues: 10 More Quick & Easy SAT Vocab Tricks
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The Fun Continues: 10 More Quick & Easy SAT Vocab Tricks

The Prospect knows that all you rising seniors are trying to nail your last SAT, and you ambitious juniors are already preparing to start testing…

Shout Out to International Students: How to Rock English Proficiency Tests
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Shout Out to International Students: How to Rock English Proficiency Tests

As an international student, applying to schools in the US can feel like a long and confusing process. Just when you thought you were done…

How to Be a Pro at Combating Test Anxiety
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How to Be a Pro at Combating Test Anxiety

If you went through the public school system in the US, you probably took your fair share of standardized tests. And classroom tests. And state…

14 SAT Words You Should Know (and How To Remember Them)
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14 SAT Words You Should Know (and How To Remember Them)

Although the vocab portion of the reading section is really a relatively small part of the test, it seems to be the one that gets…

What I Wish I Knew About the SAT Before Taking It
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What I Wish I Knew About the SAT Before Taking It

No matter how much you’ve prepared for the SAT, I can almost guarantee that you are going to show up and there will be something…

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