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Updates to the GRE Program

Updates to the GRE Program

For students looking into attending graduate or business school, updates have been made to the GRE Program.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 13, 2016
What to Expect from the New, Redesigned SAT

What to Expect from the New, Redesigned SAT

Take a look at what’s changing on the exam so you can be better prepared.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 4, 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
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
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
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
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
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
SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

SAT Essay Becoming Optional, Among Other Changes

The changes will take effect in 2016 – a year that many students will undoubtedly consider their lucky break.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2014
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
The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

There’s a new study in town that says, when it comes to multiple-choice questions, don’t go with your gut.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 11, 2013
ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

ACT Reports Only 1 in 4 High School Students Ready for College

Be college ready. Prepare for standardized tests.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 29, 2012
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
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