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Understanding Your ACT Score Report

Understanding Your ACT Score Report

The ACT score report provides detailed information to help you better understand your strengths and weaknesses in terms of ACT content. It’s worth taking the time to review your score report in detail before deciding if you should retake the ACT because your scores...
Is that a Good SAT or ACT Score?

Is that a Good SAT or ACT Score?

When the SAT or ACT scores come out, we are often asked, “Is that a good SAT or ACT score?” This is a tough question to answer because “good” is very relative. Before I answer that question for a parent or student, I always ask which schools will the student apply to?...
SAT Score Choice

SAT Score Choice

If you decide to take the SAT more than once, you’re in good company. The majority of high school students take the test two or three times with the intent to improve their score each time. After taking the test twice (or more!), students often ask if they...
Scoring Policies for the SAT and ACT

Scoring Policies for the SAT and ACT

SAT and ACT test scores are often used by schools as a predictor of college academic success. Scores also provide a common academic measure that can be used to compare all applicants. But how are these tests scored and how do colleges receive scores and evaluate them?...
My SAT/ACT Scores Came Back… Now What?

My SAT/ACT Scores Came Back… Now What?

You did it! You made it through the painfully long three-hour SAT or ACT and just got your test scores back. Before you get too excited about never seeing another SAT or ACT question for the rest of your life, consider the two scenarios below: Scenario 1: You received...