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Homeschool Test Preparation for College Admission Tests

Homeschool Test Preparation for College Admission Tests
When your child is working hard on studying for college admission tests, like the SAT® or ACT®, you may be accumulating enough hours to make this...
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Hi, Anna. It's ok to list the books in the course description. As Lee states above, you just don't want to title the class as SA... Read More
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 18:21
Guest — Anna Patchett
How would you word the course description if you are using ACT and SAT prep books? In a course description you list the books you ... Read More
Saturday, 06 June 2020 18:11
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High School Tests During Coronavirus Pandemic

High School Tests During Coronavirus Pandemic
Due to social distancing requirements, and the possibility of further school closures, parents and students are struggling to provide college admissio...
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Devastating Test Results: Test Canceled and Scores Lost

Devastating Test Results: Test Canceled and Scores Lost
Plan ahead to avoid devastating test results. Whether your child is a super-smart, gifted test-taker, or struggling test-o-phobe, there is o...
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The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT

The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT
You're likely familiar with the SAT and ACT tests, but are you familiar with the CLT? I'm not always able to spend as much time as I wo...
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Cookies Improve Test Scores [Free Download]

Cookies Improve Test Scores [Free Download]
Let me explain how cookies improve test scores! To choose the best high school test for your child in just 3 easy steps, begin with the time...
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Simple Explanation for SAT Essay Score Results

Simple Explanation for SAT Essay Score Results
 People are getting back their SAT scores now, and I know it can be a bit confusing. Let me give you the simple explanation for SAT essay score r...
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6 Big Problem with Standardized Tests

6 Big Problem with Standardized Tests
When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized ...
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Subject Tests for Ivy League Admission

Subject Tests for Ivy League Admission
Gearing up for Ivy League admission is one of the toughest challenge for high school students, whether they are homeschooled or not. Ivy&nbs...
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6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests

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When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts, you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized...
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Guest — Kathy
Are there tests available that are good to practice test taking, besides the standardized tests?
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 20:25
Robin
I'm sure there are! The options are endless. Lee talks about how to study and use practice tests here: 6 Top Tips on Tests If yo... Read More
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 22:49
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How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course

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Anyone can take an AP test, even if they have not taken an AP course. The tests are really hard, really long, and the student needs to be prepared.&nb...
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Which AP Tests are Best for Self Study?

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Did you know? Any student can take an AP test, even if they don't take an AP course. AP courses are really hard, and often take 2-3 hours of study per...
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Two Tips for Teens That Miss the PSAT/NMSQT in 10th Grade

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The purpose of taking the PSAT/NMSQT in 10th is only to get a bit of practice about how to take a bubble test in a public school setting. Even in 11th...
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Study Skills for Seriously Low SAT or ACT Scores

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First of all, look at some colleges near you with low scores. Do a quick google search for your state and your test (SAT or ACT), like this: "colleges...
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How to Put Test Prep on the Transcript

How to Put Test Prep on the Transcript
When your child is working hard on studying for the SAT or ACT, you may be accumulating enough hours to make this a class, and put it on the transcrip...
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Lee Binz
I'm so glad to help, Cindi! I figure if a student is just doing a little test prep, then adding it to your English class makes sen... Read More
Monday, 12 March 2018 17:40
Cindi Goertz
This was very helpful--and timely as our daughter just took the SAT and has logged many hours in prep for that as well as the PSAT... Read More
Sunday, 11 March 2018 13:05
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Eat Cookies to Get a Better SAT Score

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Eating cookies can help your child get a better SAT or ACT score. Stop laughing! I'm totally serious! Careful research in my own home suggests that 10...
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