How much weight does the SAT and ACT carry?

How much weight does the SAT and ACT carry?

The question I am asked most often by parents and students is how heavily weighted test scores are in the college admissions process.  There are so many myths and mixed messages swirling around these days that aren’t in line with reality, so I thought I’d try to...
What is a “good” SAT score?

What is a “good” SAT score?

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ray Dass (@raydass) on Apr 19, 2020 at 4:27pm PDT Colleges and universities today are receiving more applications than they ever have before.  The admissions teams at most of these schools are relatively...
Building Your Strategies: Math and Verbal Answers

Building Your Strategies: Math and Verbal Answers

Right Answers vs. Best Answers On the PSAT/SAT Math sections, you’ll be able to point to objective mathematical concepts in order to justify the right answer as correct, even in the absence of any other possible answer choices. The correct answers in the Verbal...
How SAT Scores Can Get You Where You Want to Be

How SAT Scores Can Get You Where You Want to Be

“Sather Gate” by John Loo is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Post By Abby Regan When I got my acceptance letter from UC Berkeley, I couldn’t believe it. My eyes swelled with tears of disbelief. My mom, who was driving the two of us to the airport at the time,...
The Importance of Active Review for PSAT / SAT

The Importance of Active Review for PSAT / SAT

Post by Jean Haskins When preparing for your PSAT/SAT, you end up answering lots of practice PSAT/SAT questions. You’ll be answering questions in class, answering questions in SARA, answering questions for homework, and answering questions on practice tests. But what...