Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Brief History Of The PSAT/NMSQT

A Brief History of the PSAT/NMSQT: Money Makes the World Go ‘Round. Okay, so that would be too brief. If you’re still reading, you probably want the full scoop, so here goes…  The PSAT/NMSQT is no ordinary standardized test. As the … Continue reading

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Perfect Score Profile: College Compass Interviews Perfect Scorer Leon Lin

Leon Lin has done it! With the help of Test Masters, Leon went from test-taking apprentice to test-taking expert on the most recent SAT, scoring a perfect 2400. Leon has achieved test-taking greatness and joins an elite but increasing number … Continue reading

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How Do I Become a National Merit Semifinalist?

The National Merit Scholarship is an honor awarded to 2500 high school students every year to recognize their academic excellence. Bill Gates, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos all count themselves as members of this elite … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies, and … College Applications?

There are some circumstances in life that require a less-than-entirely-truthful approach. Think of job applications, or signing the yearbook of that kid who sat next to you in sixth period, the one who kind of smelled and who you didn’t … Continue reading

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Who Is El Maestro?

Greetings, alumnos. I am so pleased to be able to speak to you. I am here to help you through any and all exam problemas you may encounter. However, before I hear about you, let me tell about me. I … Continue reading

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