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SAT/ACT Test Prep & College Exams

College admissions tests, otherwise known as the SAT and ACT, is one of the biggest sources of stress for college-bounders. Get some tips on test prep and learn how to separate face from fiction when it comes to college exams and how they'll affect your overall admissions chances. Once you've prepped for college exams, you'll see they're not as scary as you think.

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Admissions Exams for Graduate School

No matter what field of graduate study you pursue, you can count on taking a standardized test as part of your admissions process.

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Find the Best Reference Sites in Your Online Reference Library

There's no need to lug those heavy reference books with you to college anymore. Check out these cool online reference sites.

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Students Call for an SAT Split

Survey shows students would prefer to split the SAT into separate days rather than take the long test all in one day.

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Strange but Smart SAT Tips and Secrets

Find out a few good SAT tips and score big on the much-dreaded test!

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Fueling a College Cram Session

Want to know the most popular foods to snack on during your late night cram session? The results are in...

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How to Get the "Write" Skills for College

Succeeding in college is up to you...get some tips on how you can score some high-powerered success in college.

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Test Drives of a New Kind

SAT test prep goes wireless.

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Tame Testing

As if taking the SAT wasn't hard enough, you've got to deal with that annoying sniffler, and the proctor who won't let you use the bathroom. Read on for ways to combat the SAT blues!

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Low Cost Ways to Ace the SAT

Low cost prep for the New SAT can help up your score.

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College Test Mania

Ace all the different types of questions on a college test.

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SAT or ACT?

As if the test-tension wasn't bad enough, you're faced with another question: SAT or ACT?

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Are IB Classes Better than AP Classes?

Should you be taking AP classes or IB classes? Find out here...

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Doing College Time in High School

Want to earn college credits before you even set foot on campus? See what AP programs and partnerships have to offer you.

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An Idiot's Guide to a 4.0

If you were born potty-trained, knew three languages by the time you could talk, and graduated from high school before you reached puberty, you can skip this article. Go ahead, click on another link. Now, for the rest of you, let me share a secret.... A 4.0 is within your reach.

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In Academics, Atmosphere is Everything!

The environment in which you learn and how well you retain that information are directly related. Here's how you can use that to your advantage...

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Don't Be a College Slacker

Many of us, when faced with boring textbooks, find ourselves easily distracted from our studies. Identify activities that lure you away from your academic responsibilities now, and incorporate changes to alter your slacking behavior before it's too late!

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Colleges Wise Up to Plagiarism

Colleges everywhere are wising up to students' latest plagiarism tricks.

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10 Test-Taking Tips to Battle Anxiety

No matter what kind of test you're about to take, anxiety can make or break your score. Here are 10 great tips for taking it easy and doing your best...

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Turn Test Stress Into Success

Most students report being more stressed by schoolwork and exams than by anything else in their lives. As many as 35 percent go blank or freeze on tests, according to the American Test Anxieties Association. But test stress is a problem not just for those who have a full-blown case; learning to reduce nervousness before class can help any student.

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Can You Handle College Coursework?

You may think you can handle college coursework, but with only one or two tests per college course, you don't have much leeway for messing up.

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Testing You on the SAT

As if you haven't been bombarded enough with multiple-choice questions in your SAT review class, here are some more for you. Only these will help ease your SAT stress!

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Low-Stress SAT Prep

The SAT is a landmark in your life, but it should not haunt you forever. While the days leading up to that fateful exam may seem daunting, the standardized test should not be something that drives you crazy mentally or physically.

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QUESTION: How much weight do my SAT scores really carry in admission decisions?

QUESTION: How much weight do my SAT scores really carry in admission decisions?

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'Hack' Your Way to a Better SAT Score

If you perceive the SAT as more of a game than a test, we've got a book recommendation for you. To do extremely well, you'll need to "hack" your way into the SAT's system. Here's a must-read to show you how...

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Are You Ready for College?

If a high school diploma alone is not enough, what else can you do to make sure you're prepared for the academic rigors of college? Take these four steps to college readiness.

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What Is an IB Diploma?

If you want to get into a top college, you'll need to prove your academic prowess in high school. Want to make sure you really shine, and get a stellar education in the process? Participate in the coveted International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

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