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CBT: ACTs Administered Outside the US Are Now Computer-Based Only (With Some Exceptions)

Beginning in September of 2018, the ACT will no longer be administered on paper in countries other than United States, presumably in response to recent concerns regarding test security abroad. Exceptions will be made for students with special accommodations – a bit more on that later. For international students taking the ACT without accommodations or [...]

July 20th, 2018|0 Comments

“Hot Tip: The Best ACT and SAT Test Dates!”

In the winter months leading up to the spring testing season for ACT and SAT, we are often asked if one test date is easier than another. Read our blog--it’s an oldie but goodie--by Jon, our math tutoring guru. Statistically speaking, there cannot be an “easier” test date. “Hot Tip: The Best ACT and SAT [...]

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

On the Subject of the Math 2 Subject Test by Jon Tarella

Even as more and more colleges are dropping their standardized testing requirements, the presence of solid test scores still looks good on any application.  This is particularly true at the most competitive colleges in the country, where thousands of applicants are rejected by schools at which, by all academic measures, those students could have thrived.  [...]

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Hot Tip: The Best ACT and SAT Test Dates!

By Jon Tarella SPOILER: They don’t exist, at least not in an absolute sense. Students and parents often ask us which test date administration of the ACT or SAT they should be taking. They hear through the proverbial grapevine that, for whatever reason, one administration is easier than another.  We emphasize that there is no [...]

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments