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ISEE Preparation: How to get a head start over the Summer

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While summer is typically every student’s favorite time of year to relax and smell the roses, that doesn’t mean you can’t also prepare and get ahead in school work and tests. The ISEE or Independent School Entrance Exam administered by the ERB (Educational Records Bureau) is one such test that a student should prepare for…

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ACT Update: ACT Includes a New Type of Passage on the Reading Section

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From time to time, the ACT makes minor changes to its test format and content. Recently, test makers announced a change to the ACT Reading section. What is the change? Beginning in 2021, one of the ACT reading passages may be accompanied by a graph, figure, or table that contains information relevant to the reading…

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SAT and ACT Prep for Fall: Test Optional is the New Normal

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In the “before times,” the main question about college admissions tests used to be, “How can I do well on this test?” Now, the question is, “Should I even take this test?” Over 1500 schools decided to go test-blind or test-optional during the pandemic, and many of them are choosing to stay that way, at…

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