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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
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
2015 – 2016 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

2015 – 2016 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

Check out the 2015 - 2016 SAT and ACT test dates.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 3, 2015
Find Your Perfect SAT/ACT Test Prep Match

Find Your Perfect 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 July 23, 2015
4 Signs You Shouldn't Retake the ACT/SAT

4 Signs You Shouldn't Retake the ACT/SAT

Sometimes, submitting your original score may be preferable to retaking the ACT/SAT.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published July 1, 2015
How Early Should I Begin ACT/SAT Prep?

How Early Should I Begin ACT/SAT Prep?

While it may be true that the early bird catches the worm, does prepping early for a standardized college entrance exam mean you’ll nab a higher score?

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published July 1, 2015
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 June 29, 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
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
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 April 22, 2015
Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

Utilize the summer between your junior and senior year in high school to prepare for your college search and the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 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
Your Test Prep To Do List

Your Test Prep To Do List

Ensure you have all of your ducks in a row before the exam so you won't feel rushed or need to scramble the day of the test.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2015
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
Seize the Moment: A Senior Year Bucket List

Seize the Moment: A Senior Year Bucket List

How can you ensure your senior year is a positive experience? Complete this senior year bucket list!

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 23, 2014
Should You Retake the SAT/ACT?

Should You Retake the SAT/ACT?

Remember, completing the ACT or the SAT is an accomplishment in and of itself.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published July 16, 2014
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 ...

Published June 27, 2014
Making a Long-Term Study Plan for the ACT/SAT

Making a Long-Term Study Plan for the ACT/SAT

Make a long-term study plan that you can follow to prepare for the ACT/SAT.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published June 17, 2014
ACT Test Changes: Focus on College and Career Readiness

ACT Test Changes: Focus on College and Career Readiness

The ACT is making major changes that will benefit students and make them more college and career ready.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 15, 2014
Plan for Success: Test Prep Tips for Juniors

Plan for Success: Test Prep Tips for Juniors

Junior year is an important time, especially for tests that partially decide your future!

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published May 16, 2014