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The ACT: Why You Should Consider This SAT Alternative

The ACT: Why You Should Consider This SAT Alternative

For years the ACT has existed in the shadow of the more popular SAT. This may now be changing. Find out why you should pay attention to the ACT. The ACT ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 23, 2007
How to Handle the Final Load

How to Handle the Final Load

It’s like the professors and university are torturing you. December means holiday celebrations, a break from school and time at home with your family. But December also means two of the ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 2, 2015
Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

We get it—you’re strapped for time during the regular semester and you just want to enjoy your holiday time off. But there’s something to be said for making the most of ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published November 19, 2010
Everyday SAT Prep

Everyday SAT Prep

There are many parts of a successful college application, the most important of which is high school grades. The second most important part is the SAT score. The SAT is typically ...

The Fastweb Team
Published August 5, 2016
Are test-preparation courses worth the cost?

Are test-preparation courses worth the cost?

An expert's opinion on the worth of test preparation courses.

Mark Kantrowitz
Published October 16, 2009
The College Admissions Process

The College Admissions Process

Learn how to navigate and survive the college admissions process.

By CampusCompare.com
Published March 9, 2009
The Diary of a Mad AP Student

The Diary of a Mad AP Student

Well, it’s the beginning of May and I can sense the tension of AP exam week in the air. AP exams are pretty important for me because my knowledge of my ...

Published June 4, 2008
Summer SAT/ACT Prep You Can Do at the Beach

Summer SAT/ACT Prep You Can Do at the Beach

Check out this summertime test prep you can do at the beach.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2017
Your SAT Essay Outline

Your SAT Essay Outline

Get a head start on your SAT essay outline.

By Jason Moreno
Published March 10, 2009
Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Registering for the GRE 2016 - 2017

Get to know the format, test dates and price.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
What Your GRE Score Means

What Your GRE Score Means

Find out what your GRE score means.

By Molly Seltzer
Published January 20, 2016
LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

LSAT Info, Test and Registration Dates

Prepare for the LSAT by knowing when and how to take it.

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 15, 2016
MCAT Test Information and Registration Dates 2016

MCAT Test Information and Registration Dates 2016

MCAT Test Information and Registration Dates 2011.

Published January 21, 2016
Know Your Grad School Exams

Know Your Grad School Exams

Learn everything you need to know to start the graduate school process.

By Chris Diehl
Published January 15, 2016
GRE Strategy: Overview

GRE Strategy: Overview

After the SAT you may have uttered, "Glad I never have to go through THAT again!" But, if you plan to attend graduate school, you'll experience much of that same test-taking ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 20, 2016
Last-Minute PSAT Prep

Last-Minute PSAT Prep

Test day is fast approaching, but there's still time to study. Whether you're well-prepared, semi-prepared or not at all prepared, we have several last-minute prep strategies that can help you boost ...

By Chris Diehl
Published September 4, 2008
Know Your Tests: College Entrance Exams

Know Your Tests: College Entrance Exams

Find out what to take and how to prepare.

The Fastweb Team
Published August 3, 2016
College Planning for High School Sophomores

College Planning for High School Sophomores

While sophomore year isn’t the time to begin your full-blown college search, it’s the perfect time to get a jump start on the process. During this year, you can transform yourself ...

The Fastweb Team
Published June 27, 2014
The SAT Subject Tests

The SAT Subject Tests

What Is It? The SAT Subject Tests (also called the SAT II: Subject Tests) is a series of one-hour, multiple choice, standardized exams that test a student's knowledge of a particular ...

By Carrie Greenberg
Published September 4, 2008
PLAN for the ACT

PLAN for the ACT

What is the PLAN? The PLAN is a curriculum-based test that covers material commonly taught in the classroom. It measures what you have learned and how well you can use that ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published September 4, 2008