ACT & SAT Test Tips

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Confidence-Boosting Tips for Nervous Test Takers

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.

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What is a Good SAT Score in 2020?

A few weeks ago we wrote about how the SAT is scored. But what is a good SAT score in 2020? What SAT scores do Ivy Leagues look for? And how do you figure out what score to aim for?