Are My Teen’s SAT or ACT Scores Good Enough?

Are My Teen’s SAT or ACT Scores Good Enough?

Students are typically confused about knowing whether their SAT or ACT test scores are good enough. The best way to begin to find this out is to take your scores and go to websites like www.CollegeSimply.com or www.Cappex.com, Let’s begin by viewing the concordance tables from the Collegeboard which provide the correlation between the two exams. (ALL schools accept both SAT and ACT scores.) Concordance Between ACT Composite Score and SAT Critical Reading, Math & Writing Score ACT Composite      SAT Reading/writing & Math        36                             1600 35                             1570 34                             1540 33                             1500 32                             1470 31        ...
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Feel Pressed On the ACT Math and Science? No more!

Feel Pressed On the ACT Math and Science? No more!

When it comes to preparation for the SAT Math and the ACT Math and  Science, timed practice is crucial.  Unfortunately, most students  don't get nearly enough pacing practice before test day!  When getting  ready for the these tests, consider the following tips so that you don't fall behind the clock! 1. On section 3 of the SAT Math (the Non-Calculator section), students  have an average of a minute and fifteen seconds per question.  On  section 4 (the Calculator section), students will have a minute and a half per question. That isn't a lot of time! Remember:  TWO minutes is TOO much!  A student who has spent two minutes on a question is a student that needs to move ahead.  Ideally,  on the first pass of a section, students shouldn't spend more than one  minute per question. Also, they should decide within the first 15-20  seconds of reading a problem whether or not they want to commit to  that question. If they don't like it, move ahead! Exercise:  If you don't...
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