Once wildly more popular than the ACT, the SAT saw a big drop in market share in the mid 2000’s. Which test is more popular today?
Many colleges have waived SAT and ACT score requirements due to the impact of COVID-19. However, a majority of schools are only test-optional – not test-blind. This means colleges will consider your test score if you send it. By preparing for and taking the SAT or ACT test, you can provide a more complete picture of your academic abilities.
You did it – you signed up for the ACT. You’ve been studying for months. Maybe you’ve been working through an ACT prep course like The Olive Book, or maybe you’ve tackled the test on your own. Whatever your strategy, it’s now t-minus one week until test day. With so much content to go over, …
Feeling stressed or nervous before a big test like the ACT or SAT is normal. Sometimes normal stress can become test anxiety: a physical, emotional reaction you cannot calm or control. The difference between stress or nerves and test anxiety is one’s ability to calm down and move on. There are a few mental and physical exercises you can perform to reduce test-day nerves and boost your confidence.
College tuition prices have never been higher and climb each year. A few scholarships can go a long way in making college more affordable for any family. But how do you find scholarships for college? We’re covering it all in this post, from when and where to look for college scholarships, to strategies for applying.