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No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man once said, “Know your enemy.”

Fortunately, we’ve been doing this for a while now, so we know a few things—almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at [email protected] and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.

ACT

Numbers, So Many Numbers: ACT Scoring Charts & Scales

Scoring on the ACT is a topic that’s both complicated and extremely important (which is why this is my third blog post that covers it). Understanding how ACT scoring charts work and why they differ from test to test can help you approach test day with fully open eyes, so let's take a look.
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GMAT

GMAT Reading Comprehension: Tips and Strategies

For many students burrowing down the GMAT preparation rabbit hole, the most daunting component is that part of the exam that has been a staple of our standardized testing career—reading comprehension. Though we’ve been taught many differing strategies to tackle …

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GRE

GRE Quantitative Section: Time Management Tips

As is the case for most students preparing for the GRE, you probably have studied little or no formal math as an undergraduate.  Consequently, your GRE preparation has involved an unpleasant revisiting of high school algebra and geometry classes, …

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Admissions

10 Facts About the ISEE

Want to learn more about the ISEE? Here are 10 quick facts about the high-stakes admissions test that will help you better understand it.
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GRE

GRE Quantitative Comparison Tips & Practice

Quick, what’s bigger, A or B? Or, perhaps they’re both equal? Or, maybe you just can’t tell. If you’re beginning to prepare for the GRE, these are precisely the considerations you have to make on the famous Quantitative Comparison

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