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3 Tips to Increase Your SAT Score

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Getting ready to take the SAT can be stressful. Take the pressure off by being prepared to increase your SAT score.

8 Tips to Help You Master the SAT Writing Test

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These eight tried and true tips from an SAT expert will help any student achieve success on the essay section of their SAT test.

Should I Take the ACT or the SAT?

By the time your student is ready to tackle college admissions tests, you will know the type of learner he or she is, what it is they excel in and what their weaknesses are. Do they cringe at the thought of test taking, or are they happy to keep a steady supply of #2 pencils […]

2013 SAT and ACT Test Dates

It’s the new year – and that means new tests to take! Whether you’re trying to ramp up your scores for your senior year, taking your SAT and ACT for the first time junior year, or getting a head start, you’ll need to know the dates the SAT and ACT tests are administered. Check out […]

How To Tackle the SAT Critical Reading Section

by Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com Staff Why does Kaplan Test Prep’s Rory Hatfield think that tackling the SAT Critical Reading section is as simple as going grocery shopping? Read his advice and see how you can get ahead by using a few grocery-list tactics! Read more…

5 Ways Minecraft Can Help Improve Your SAT Score

In case you are one of the uninitiated into the world of Minecraft – Minecraft is a clever, award-winning game for people of all ages that as has sold over eight million copies on PC and over twelve million copies across all platforms. But, how can this computer game get you closer to a 2400 on […]

Six SAT Apps to Keep You Thinking This Summer

Need a little SAT help while you’re hanging around this vacation? The StudentAdvisor team found the six best SAT apps for your iPhone, iPod or iPad. Instead of refreshing Facebook every few minutes while you’re lounging by the pool, try taking a chance on Scramble with Friends or Kaplan Flashcubes. Using these SAT apps will […]

SAT Critical Reading: Improving Your Score with Family Guy

You may be spending your summer catching up on cartoons instead of studying for your impending SATs – and that’s okay! Our guest blogger, Rory Hatfield, knows that students might spend a little more time watching Family Guy than reading flash cards for the and has found that this is a great way for you to improve […]

How a Student Unlocked SAT Success for Catalina HS Students

Danny Rivkin, a sophomore at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, spent many summers working and vacationing on Catalina Island. When this innovative 18-year-old, learned that the students at Catalina High School desperatley needed SAT prep help Rivkin decided to make a difference in the under-served community. Rivkin created an SAT Prep class that helped to […]

$100 Off Kaplan SAT or ACT Prep Until the End of March

Did you know that several merit-based scholarships rely not just on your GPA, but your SAT or ACT test scores as well? So if you’ve been putting off cracking open those practice books, it’s time to get hustling if you want to be in good shape for those June exams! Not sure where to even […]

SAT Prep: Can Angry Birds Help You Get a Better SAT Score?

Here’s some good news for all you Angry Birds addicts out there. Did you know that you can use the same strategies to win a game of Angry Birds to help you dominate the SAT? It’s true! While being able to fly through the SAT Math and Critical Reading sections might not be as fun […]

Anxious About Taking the SAT? Getting Over SAT Prep Stress

This Saturday, students all across the country will be franticly filling out little bubbles with number 2 pencils. The stakes are high. Everyone takes the SAT with hopes for scoring well enough to get into their dream college.  No wonder students have SAT test prep anxiety! Of course with these high hopes and last-minute efforts […]