The ACT added new national test dates this September and October, bringing the total number of fall 2020 testing opportunities up to seven.
As the College Board and ACT, Inc cancel test after test due to the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities are also canceling certain admission requirements; namely, the SAT or ACT score requirement. As more and more colleges are allowing for test-optional applications, where does that leave you? If you’re applying to colleges this fall, should you still take the ACT or SAT test?
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.