SAT or ACT? Part 2
by Dr. Emily Matson, Test Prep Specialist Last post, we discussed some differences between the SAT and ACT Verbal sections, and today we will focus on Math and Science. If Math is your student’s A-game, then the SAT may be their best bet, whereas if your student loves Science, then they might do better taking… Continue reading
SAT or ACT?
by Dr. Emily Matson, Test Prep Specialist Most schools accept either SAT or ACT scores, so your student may be wondering which one to focus their energy on. This depends on your student’s strengths – if your student is stronger on Reading, for instance, the SAT might be their best bet, whereas if your student… Continue reading
Colleges that Superscore
by Dr. Emily Matson, Test Prep Specialist It is useless to try and superscore your SAT if the colleges you are applying to do not superscore! While many schools do superscore, others only take the scores for the highest sitting. Luckily, College Board has compiled a comprehensive list of colleges that superscore, which is available… Continue reading
Strategies for Superscoring
by Dr. Emily Matson, Test Prep Specialist If you want to use superscoring to your advantage, there are a few strategies that can really help boost your scores. First, plan on taking the SAT multiple times. Second, leading up to each SAT, focus on a particular section. For one SAT, focus most of your preparation… Continue reading
What is Superscoring on the SAT?
by Dr. Emily Matson, Test Prep Specialist When colleges superscore an SAT, they take your total highest scores instead of just your combined scores on a particular day you took the SAT. For instance, say you take the SAT twice. The first time, your score is 700 Verbal, 640 Math. The second time, your score… Continue reading