Monthly Archives: March 2013

Perfect SAT Score Profile: College Compass Interviews SAT Perfect Scorer Lydia Liu

Lydia Liu recently joined an ever expanding group of Test Masters alumni to achieve test taking perfection, scoring a perfect 2400 on the SAT. Less than one half of one percent of students nationwide will take the SAT and score … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Do the ACT Science and Writing Sections Really Matter?

Reader Maria asks, “How much do the ACT Science and Writing sections matter?” Dear Maria, Because the ACT Writing section is optional and the ACT Science section doesn’t actually test your knowledge of science (instead testing you on your reading … Continue reading

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Test Masters Testimonials

Hey gang! Check out what parents and students are saying about their experience with the Test Masters PSAT/SAT & ACT course: “The writing of this letter was motivated by the exceptional job done by Test Masters in preparing our daughter … Continue reading

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The SAT is Six Weeks Away – Commence Preparation

The May SAT is only six weeks away, so it’s time to start thinking about it. Here are a five pieces of advice, things to do and keep in mind, for your upcoming SAT exam. 1. Start Preparing Early To … Continue reading

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A Friendly Reminder: SAT/ACT Registration Deadlines!

Hello guys and gals, moms and dads! We hope you all are having a productive and fun semester; before you get caught up in the craziness of finals and AP exams, we wanted to remind you about the upcoming SAT … Continue reading

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College Admissions – The University of Texas at Austin

Founded in 1883, the University of Texas is easily one of the most recognizable and well regarded institutions of higher learning in the world. Ranking nationally and internationally in just about every department, admission to the University of Texas – … Continue reading

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Be a National Merit Scholar! Part II – What Does it Take to be a Finalist?

If you scored well enough on the PSAT in October, you will be notified of your status (whether you are a Commended Student or Semifinalist), via your high school, in September of the following year. Receiving any kind of commendation … Continue reading

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Money Makes the World Go ‘Round – A Brief History of the PSAT/NMSQT

The PSAT/NMSQT is no ordinary standardized test. As the qualifying exam for the National Merit Scholarship, the PSAT/NMSQT is the Cerberus that guards the gates to a $2500 scholarship prize and a slew of other desirable benefits — a leg … Continue reading

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The SAT is Seven Weeks Away – Commence Hyperventilation

Take a huge, deep breath, and then exhale as quickly as possible. Then, repeat the process until you feel lightheaded and fall over. Then, you’ll hit your head and form a blood clot in your brain. Then, you’ll miraculously transform … Continue reading

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The Other SAT Tests – SAT Biology Subject Test

The Biology SAT Subject Tests are hour-long tests administered by the College Board. SAT II Subject Tests demonstrate your comprehension of a particular subject in high school, and can enhance your college application tremendously. A student may choose to take … Continue reading

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