Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 under Academics, College Classes, Testing
Final exams carry a lot of weight, and often have a significant impact on your grade, making this time of year stressful for many students. The best way to reduce this stress? Set yourself up for success by becoming a better studier—that means making a schedule, finding others to study with and more.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 under Applying to College, Blog, High School, Testing
If you’re taking one or more AP classes in high school, you might already be starting to get apprehensive about upcoming test dates in May. With an academic year’s worth of material to review and memorize, the idea of studying for AP tests can often be overwhelming! So how can you relieve your worries and get the grades you want?
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Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016 under Blog, Holidays, Testing
The holidays are almost here, and at a time when everyone else is focused on decorating and shopping, college students across the country are gearing up for final exams. If you’re already getting tired of coffee, you’ll be glad to know there are other, more natural energy boosters out there.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 under Academics, High School, Testing
If you are thinking of taking an AP test or two during high school, you are not alone. More students than ever are choosing to take AP classes and exams to get college credit while still in high school.
There are a few reasons for this increasingly common trend.
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Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 under International Students, Testing
Studying for the TOEFL is a big deal. Really mastering those test skills and language skills takes time and work. The good news is that starting to study for the TOEFL doesn’t have to be hard. There are a few simple steps you can take to start your TOEFL studies. And once you get started, it should be easy to continue.
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Posted on Monday, June 8th, 2015 under Academics, Applying to College, High School, Testing
This post was written by Lucas Fink, resident SAT expert at Magoosh, a leader in SAT Prep. If we’re going to talk about the hardest section of the SAT, we should first address a bigger question: how hard is the SAT in general? It’s not exactly easy. For every 10,000 students, only about 3 get […]
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Posted on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 under High School, Testing
The various ways you can save time while taking the SAT depend on the section of the test you’re working on, as well as your own personal weaknesses.
There are a couple places that are especially easy to improve on, though, that will turn your test taking skills around — for the better. The writers at Magoosh are here with some helpful SAT tips!
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Posted on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 under Academics, Applying to College, Testing
Students dream of dominating the SAT, but what does that really mean? I’ll tell you:
dominate (v) – have a commanding influence on; exercise control over.
If you want to have a commanding influence on the SAT, and more specifically, on your success, there are certain steps you need to take. To exercise control over yourself and the test, here are three steps to follow.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 under Applying to College, News, Testing
If you plan to take the SAT in the next few years, you should be aware of some major changes that will come into effect in spring 2016.
The College Board recently announced that everything from the format of the test to the maximum score would be changing. The SAT redesign is part of an effort to help students in all parts of the world.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 under Academics, Applying to College, Testing
You’re all set. You borrowed a dog-eared copy of some SAT book from your friend. You got the entire weekend to study before the test. You’ll do every question you can get your hands on. And you’ll cram the night before the test.
What could go wrong?
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