Monthly Archives: December 2012

PSAT/SAT Critical Reading – The Cheap Seats

SAT Critical Reading is all about vocabulary and identifying key words and phrases. Following College Compass’ PSAT and SAT Critical Reading Sample Questions will familiarize you with the type of questions you can expect on the PSAT and SAT and … Continue reading

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The 12 Words of Christmas

  Happy holidays from the harbinger of hibernal hilarity, College Compass! We are proud to present one and all with the 12 vocabulary words of Christmas; now get out your flashcards kids … because here we go! On the first … Continue reading

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Perfect SAT Score Profile: College Compass Interviews Perfect SAT Scorer Jonathan Zong

Native Houstonian Jonathan Zong will almost certainly pursue a career in computer science after graduation, but he hasn’t yet ruled out becoming a space cowboy.  Whichever route he chooses, he recently got one step closer when he joined the growing … Continue reading

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TestMasters Chat with a Perfect Scorer: Shivam Dave

Shivam Dave recently became one of the newest Test Masters success stories when he rocked the SAT and obtained a flawless 2400.  In doing so, Shivam became part of a small club: each year, only .02% of students who take … Continue reading

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Chat with a Perfect Scorer: College Compass Interviews Joey Gu

Test Masters welcomes Joey Gu to its growing ranks of SAT perfect score alumni.  I sat down with Joey recently to talk about this impressive achievement (each year, under .02 % of high school students can boast a 2400 score on the … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Two Problems Today

1) 2 times a certain number is 4 less than the number, what is the number? -4 -2 1 2 3   Explanation: The first step is to express what you see in words in a mathematical equation you can … Continue reading

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Grammar Crammer: Because vs. Since

Both the SAT and ACT test grammar; the SAT in the Multiple Choice Writing Section, and the ACT in the English Test. A thorough knowledge of English grammar is also necessary if you want a top score on the essay … Continue reading

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SAT Math Problem: Wild Flower Word Problem

College Compass keeps students familiar with the different types of questions they will face on Test-Day. By following our weekly Example Problem blog posting you will be more prepared than ever to solve PSAT/SAT questions. Consider this PSAT/SAT Math problem: … Continue reading

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The Advantage of a College Degree

There are many reasons to pursue a higher education, but rarely are those reasons so clearly expressed as they are in the statistical data and recent report released by The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. After reviewing … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Study Tips

Ask Test Masters is a great, free service that allows you to ask the experts at Test Masters all of your test prep and college admissions questions. If you have a question, send it to us – chances are other … Continue reading

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