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Michal Goldstein

Michal Goldstein moved to Austin, TX on August 1st, 2009 and taught his first SAT and GRE courses on August 2nd. Since then, Michal founded his own test preparation company, wrote his own curricula, and has continued to be one of the only full-time test preparation instructors in Texas. He has helped thousands of students meet and exceed their testing goals. He takes every test he teaches on an annual basis to maintain a high level of mastery of the material and to remind himself of what his students experience every time they test. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Michal received his B.A. from Brandeis University (English and Psychology), and his M.A. in Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Michal serves a member of the faculty at St. Edward's University and Austin Community College. As Director of Tutoring at Collegewise, he has a passion for helping students. In his words, "There are only good reasons to continue one's education or go back to school. I'm here to help students see that process through." Specializes in: SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, English, Mathematics (through early pre-calculus), Hebrew, Psychology, and foundational French

Testing/Test Prep

Who Can (and Should) Take the PSAT?
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By Michal Goldstein
October 4, 2021 | 4 minute read

Who Can Take the PSAT? This is a surprisingly nuanced question, but depending on your school and your grade level, nearly everyone from the 8th grade through the 11th grade may take the...

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How Many People Get a Perfect Score on the SAT?
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By Michal Goldstein
August 23, 2021 | 4 minute read

What is the scoring scale of the SAT? The SAT’s composite scoring range is from 400 to 1600. The total range is split evenly between the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section (200...

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How Long Does It Take To Send ACT Scores?
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By Michal Goldstein
August 16, 2021 | 3 minute read

How long does it take to send ACT scores? How do I send scores? If you take a single-day ACT on most national test dates, initial ACT score reports will return to a test-taker’s ACT...

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When Should I Take the PSAT?
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By Michal Goldstein
August 9, 2021 | 4 minute read

    When Can I Take the PSAT? Traditionally, the PSAT is offered on a Wednesday and a Saturday in mid-October each year. Schools will choose their test date and will administer the PSAT...

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When to Test & How to Send Your ACT Score to Colleges
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By Michal Goldstein
April 19, 2021 | 10 minute read

Choosing Your ACT Test Date If you’re wondering, “How do I choose an ACT test date?”, you’re in the right place. When you test will depend on a few factors: when the test dates...

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