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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
There's No "I" in SAT

There's No "I" in SAT

When it came to applying for scholarships, my search always came to a screeching halt because I felt unqualified for any of the opportunities. The awards that promised "big money" were ...

Published June 5, 2007
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
How to Fail an Exam

How to Fail an Exam

Your new mantra: Reviewing answers, good. Dwelling on questions, bad.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 2, 2015
Top Strategies for ACT Test Day

Top Strategies for ACT Test Day

Amidst all that you're doing before the big day to ensure a top score, don't forget to consider what you can do on your actual test day that will help you succeed.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 4, 2016
Top Must-Do’s the Night Before the ACT Exam

Top Must-Do’s the Night Before the ACT Exam

With less than 24 hours before you walk into the exam center, what should you do?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 4, 2016
How to Prepare for the SAT Last Minute

How to Prepare for the SAT Last Minute

Whether you're an activist, a poet or a social media savant - Fastweb has scholarships suited to your application needs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 4, 2016
4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Test Prep this Fall

Creating a semester plan and finding ways to stay motivated and on track can be instrumental in your test prep success.

By Hilary Gan, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 7, 2016
4 Ways to Strengthen Your ACT Science Score

4 Ways to Strengthen Your ACT Science Score

Improve your ACT science score with these four helpful tips.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 5, 2016
Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Ideal Study Routine: SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

It’s not as difficult as it sounds; you just need to find the right studying strategy.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
3 Reasons Not to Fear the SAT

3 Reasons Not to Fear the SAT

Do you wake in the night from dark dreams of standardized exams?

By Caroline Duda, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published February 28, 2014
Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Scores and Scholarships: Why the PSAT Matters

Why should you prepare for the PSAT? The primary reasons are simple – to potentially gain scholarships and to definitely gain practice for your college entrance exams.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published October 1, 2015
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 22, 2016
4 Pieces of Advice for Nervous Test-Takers

4 Pieces of Advice for Nervous Test-Takers

There are ways to help calm your nerves and overcome your test-taking fears!

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published February 5, 2015
5 Testing Tips for Your Hardest IB Exams

5 Testing Tips for Your Hardest IB Exams

College admissions officers tend to view IB diplomas very favorably, as they require a great deal of dedication and effort.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published April 8, 2015
Begin to Prepare for the Computer-Delivered ACT & SAT

Begin to Prepare for the Computer-Delivered ACT & SAT

There is no need to be dismayed about taking the computer-delivered ACT or SAT.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 2, 2015
CollegeBoard and Khan Academy Team Up for Free SAT Prep

CollegeBoard and Khan Academy Team Up for Free SAT Prep

Practice for the SAT with the new, free online tool from CollegeBoard and Khan Academy.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 16, 2015
7 Steps to Improving Your ACT or SAT Scores

7 Steps to Improving Your ACT or SAT Scores

In the end, your effort and hard work will be worth it once you have your pick of all your choice schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 6, 2016
What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

Where do you stand compared to students across the nation?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 6, 2016