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ACT Test-Takers Increase While Scores Decrease

By JENNIFER SHINTON, 12 January 2017

A recent study by ACT.org shows that while the ACT exam is becoming more popular year-on-year, the national score average is in decline.

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5 Tips for Writing a College Essay

By JENNIFER SHINTON, 22 October 2016

One of the most influential parts of your college application that differentiates you from the rest of the competition is your College Essay. This piece of writing is the opportune time to describe to the college admissions board why the university is a good fit for you and how you intend to contribute to the college community.

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A New SAT Means a New Preparation Approach

By JENNIFER SHINTON, 25 July 2016

Although it's been six months since the new SAT debuted, there are still mixed feelings around the revamped format. Arguably one of the most important standardised exams for college admission in the US, the new SAT has caused a divide amongst test-takers regarding whether the new structure is easier or more difficult.

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