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January 17, 2014
When Should You Take the SAT or ACT?
A couple of years ago I listened in on a webinar about SAT strategies that impressed me. The guest speaker was Jeb Applerouth, who runs an eponymous test-prep firm that’s headquartered in Atlanta. Jeb gave me permission to share the following blog post where he discusses whether there is an ideal time to take the SAT or ACT. Lynn O’Shaughnessy...
June 5, 2013
Should You Take the ACT or SAT?
Should you take the SAT or ACT? This is a question that has puzzled millions of teenagers. Today I’m sharing test-selection advice from Adam Ingersoll, a co-founder of Compass Education Group, which is a large test-prep firm in Southern California. I wrote about his predictions regarding the SAT changes to come in this recent blog post: Predictions About the New...
August 19, 2009
The Latest ACT Test Scores and Comparing ACT and SAT Scores
What is the average ACT score? For 2009 high-school graduates, the average ACT score was 21.1, which is identical to last year’s number. The ACT, which measures English, math, science and reading, uses a scale of 1 to 36. The average ACT score remained the same even though a record 1.48 million students — 4% more than last year —...