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5 Tips to Make Test Prep More Fun

By IvyWise on Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Studying for the SAT and ACT Can Be a Lot More Enjoyable with These Pointers

For many students, the premise of passing up movie nights and weekends with friends for practice tests and study sessions is far from appealing. While test preparation will probably never become anyone’s go-to leisure activity, there are ways to make studying for the SAT or ACT more enjoyable.

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What's on the SAT?

By IvyWise on Mon, May 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn About Every Kind of Question You Can Expect on the SAT

Performing well on standardized tests is about so much more than thinking quickly and bubbling in the answers. In order to really excel on exams, it is important to have a thorough understanding of exactly what the test will cover and review accordingly.

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What’s on the ACT?

By IvyWise on Fri, May 03, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here's What Students Can Expect on the ACT

Before deciding whether to take the SAT or ACT, it’s important to understand each exam’s content, format, and timing. Here we’re going to take a look at the ACT in order to help students become more familiar with this college entrance exam.

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Test Prep 101: What You Need to Know About the Digital LSAT

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The LSAT Will Start Rolling Out Computer-Based Testing This Summer

This past October, the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) announced the launch of computer-based testing for the North America administrations Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Beginning in July of 2019, the LSAT will be a hybrid of paper and computer-based testing, utilizing a tablet, and will transition to a full digital examination in September. For students looking to complete their LSAT examinations via paper and pencil, the June 2019 test date will be your last guaranteed opportunity to take the examination on paper.

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Set Yourself Up for Success: What to Do The Morning of the SAT and ACT

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 04, 2019 @ 11:56 AM

These Morning Tips Will Help You Feel Confident on Test Day

No matter how much test preparation and studying you have done, it’s normal to feel a little nervous on the morning of an important exam like the SAT or ACT. While a full-proof morning routine might not eliminate this anxiety, it will certainly help boost your confidence on test day.

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4 Easy to Overlook Tips for the ACT and SAT

By IvyWise on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

An Expert Tutor Breaks Down 4 ACT and SAT Tips That Many Students Overlook

By Richard, IvyWise Master Tutor

The college prep process can often be complicated, and the complexities of this journey can make it easy to overlook a few key tips that have a great record of helping students raise their ACT and SAT scores and pave the way toward long-term success.

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SAT Subject Test FAQs

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here’s What Students Need to Know About SAT Subject Tests

The spring semester is a big testing time for college-bound high school students, with many opting to take SAT Subject Tests in addition to the SAT or ACT.

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MCAT Prep: 4 Questions to Ask About Your MCAT Score

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 05, 2019 @ 03:09 PM

Important Testing FYIs for Students Preparing for the MCAT Exam

For students considering a career in medicine, the MCAT is already on their radar. The exam has a reputation for being particularly grueling and most students spend months, if not years, studying for it. In addition to knowing the material inside and out, students need to become familiar with the test itself in order to accurately interpret their scores.

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Test Prep 101: AP Exams vs. SAT Subject Tests

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

These Tests Can Help Demonstrate a Specialty But How Do They Compare?

Colleges are looking for well-rounded classes made up of specialists, and outside of extracurriculars and taking courses of interest, another way for students to demonstrate a specialty is through advanced courses, exams, and test scores. Students need to take AP exams in order to gain college credit for the advanced coursework, and many highly-selective schools require SAT Subject Test scores are part of the application process. Do what do students need to know about these subject-specific exams, how much do they overlap, and how can students prepare for each?

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Use Games to Improve Your SAT Score

By IvyWise on Mon, Jul 30, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Have Some Fun and Prep for the SAT With These Games

When it comes to improving SAT scores, there's no substitute for comprehensive test prep. However, there are activities you can do outside of studying to help reframe how you approach certain test problems and concepts. Games in particular are an excellent way to practice setting and achieving goals, as well as problem solving under pressure.

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