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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Almost everyone in high school who would like to go onto college stresses about their SAT or ACT scores.  But what is a good score?  What do they mean?  Let’s start with a few basics: The minimum and maximum scores The minimum score for both the reading and math is 200 each and the maximum…

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Are sports related to school

Are sports related to school? If your child plays sports, they most likely have dreams of going pro or at least play in college.  I’m sure that you are hoping they get a full ride from sports to play a Division I so that they get that “Free Ride” for college.  However, did you know…

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Great Athletes AND Great Students

Student Athletes If your child plays sports, they most likely have dreams of going pro or at least play in college.  I’m sure that you are hoping they get a full ride from sports to play a Division I so that they get that “Free Ride” for college.  However, did you know that only 5%…

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As much as I LOVE supplies, they will never really help your child be the star student you want them to be no matter what Office Max says in their new commercial.  Do you know what will really help so they can make the most of this, and every other, school year?  Someone who CARES…

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free college

Free College Education You hear it all over the news right now – day in and day out – about a FREE college education.  Yes, that SOUNDS terrific – no six figure or close to it debt that your child probably won’t be able to repay.  If your child goes to a state college and…

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It’s never too early to begin preparing for a career. Colleges and universities are becoming increasingly selective as the admissions process gets more competitive across the board. Every year, students have just a bit more experience, one more extracurricular, a few additional points on a standardized test. Careers in the legal field can be especially…

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Last week I talked about the OLD format SAT, but this week I want to talk about how the SAT will be changing starting with the March date.  The big changes include now that the essay section will be optional and that you will not be penalized for questions that are wrong like you were…

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