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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 we answer that question for a parent or student, we ask students to list their top schools and...
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...
How to Request Accommodations for the SAT or ACT

How to Request Accommodations for the SAT or ACT

You might be surprised at the number of accommodations available for standardized test takers. The long list includes familiar accommodations for students with learning disabilities, such as extended time and added breaks, as well as accommodations for students with...
Why Take the SAT in a Test Optional World?

Why Take the SAT in a Test Optional World?

Update: This post was originally written in May 2020. Throughout the spring and fall of 2020, there were many SAT and ACT cancellations. As a result, nearly all colleges adopted a test optional policy for students applying for Fall 2021 admissions. Many schools...