The average composite SAT score is 1068 while the 75th percentile composite SAT score is 1215. Similarly, the average ACT score is 21 while the 75th percentile score is a 24. The difference between an average an exceptional score on either of these standardized tests is only a few questions, however, those students which score…

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Thousands of rising high school upperclassmen have been and will continue to be denied the ability to take the SAT and ACT over the coming months because of COVID-19. While some students were able to take the March test dates, all later tests were canceled. The College Board and ACT—the companies that offer these tests—have…

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Summer slide is a term that refers to students who do not work on their educational skills over summer vacation. This can be detrimental to the student’s ability to retain the information they learned during the previous school year. Furthermore, by ignoring schoolwork, students will also begin the coming school year at a disadvantage as they…

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College Athletics and the SAT and ACT

The SAT and ACT are a vital part of any athlete’s ability to play college sports. The NCAA uses a sliding scale where they combine a student’s SAT or ACT score and high school GPA to decide their eligibility. Not only does the NCAA care about student’s SAT or ACT score, however, college coaches also…

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