Category: sat

  • Kaplan SAT Prep Review

    Kaplan has been around almost since the invention of standardized testing. They’ve been preparing students for the SAT (and a plethora of other educational exams) for over 80 years.Like all of the famous old test-prep companies, Kaplan made its name through in-person classes and tutoring. More recently, they’ve added a spectrum of online options to […]

  • How to Write the SAT Essay

    Understanding how to write the SAT essay can be a little intimidating.  There’s no multiple choice to fall back on with the SAT essay. It’s just you, some paper, and a Number 2 pencil, writing an essay out of thin air. When it feels so open-ended, how do you know exactly what to write for […]

  • How to Send SAT Scores to NCAA

    I had dreams of being a college track star. Unfortunately, winning a few races in my small high school league didn’t really translate to college-level competition. So, I settled for college intramurals and the occasional weekend half marathon. But if you’ve got what it takes to be a college athlete, there are some steps you […]

  • How to Send SAT Scores

    Use Forethought and Strategy to Send SAT Scores The College Board allows students to send scores for free to four colleges when they register for an SAT and up to 9 days after students take that particular test. This is a useful and cost-effective way to send scores to colleges, and many colleges take advance […]

  • How to Reschedule the SAT

    In an ideal world, everything would always go according to plan. Roads would never be closed. Traffic would always flow perfectly. Accidents, injuries, sicknesses—they wouldn’t happen. Unfortunately, the unexpected does happen. Things go wrong. We miss a bus. We get snowed in. We get sick. We over-sleep. You name it. We’re human, right? But what […]

  • How To Get a Fee Waiver for the SAT

    Life is expensive. You’re probably starting to feel it as you begin the process of applying for college. Most colleges have application fees. Then you have the testing fees. If you take the SAT, the expenses can really add up. It starts with the general SAT cost. But you may need to add the essay […]

  • How To Check SAT Scores

    You got through your big day. Sometimes it feels like those three letters—S-A-T—are all you’ve thought about for months. You dreamed about filling in bubbles and sharpening number two pencils. You’ve had nightmares of bringing a calculator to the no calculator math section. You’ve studied, you’ve done your reading, you’ve stressed, you’ve meditated on and […]

  • How To Cancel Your SAT Test

    Are you considering cancelling your SAT test? If so, you should carefully consider if cancelling is your best option. (After all, you’ve probably already spent a lot of time studying.) The College Board, the organization behind the SAT, understands that unexpected things happen. With large numbers of students converging upon testing centers throughout the testing […]

  • How to Calculate SAT Score

    Want to calculate your score on an SAT practice test? Or are you looking at your official score report and wondering what the numbers actually mean? Here are five easy steps to help you master the mysteries of SAT scoring.  

  • How Much Does the SAT Cost?

    It’s Saturday. High school students across the country converge upon college and high school campuses geared-up with number 2 pencils, scientific calculators, and healthy snacks.I know you are dying to join them. You’ve already sharpened your yellow Number 2s. But first, you need to register. And you’re wondering—how much does the SAT cost? How Much […]