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Q&A: Subject Tests “recommended”?
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By Kevin McMullin
October 11, 2017 | 1 minute read

Jean asks,“I hear all the time that when a college says that Subject Tests are “recommended,” it actually means “required.” But I’d like to see some actual evidence of that. Do you know...

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When to Send Test Scores
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By Kevin McMullin
October 3, 2017 | 1 minute read

Bernice asks:Should I wait until my SAT or ACT scores arrive before I apply to the top colleges of my choice? Or should I go ahead and apply?This is a good question, Bernice, one that...

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Are some SAT/ACT dates harder than others?
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By Kevin McMullin
May 4, 2017 | 1 minute read

This week, a local news station featured a segment with a private counselor and self-proclaimed college admissions expert who got so many of her facts wrong that it generated widespread...

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Advice for Bad Test-Takers
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By Kevin McMullin
January 16, 2016 | 2 minute read

The worst thing about standardized tests is that they make kids who don’t score well feel badly about themselves and about their chances of admission to college. Standardized tests...

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