Monthly Archives: October 2013

Top Five Haunted Colleges

Since it’s Halloween, we thought we would take this opportunity to consider a not often discussed, but potentially very important factor in deciding where to go to college: hauntedness. If you’re the ghost-loving type, then you might want to apply … Continue reading

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SAT Math Word Problem

The SAT is a Critical Reasoning test; this means that every question on the SAT will contain some element of Critical Reasoning to it. This can be particularly frustrating on the SAT Math section. For example, many SAT Math Word … Continue reading

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I Missed the PSAT – Can I Make It Up?

The answer to that question is yes, you absolutely can! Many people don’t realize that if they miss the PSAT due to illness, emergency, or other extenuating circumstances, they still have a chance to compete for the National Merit Scholarship. … Continue reading

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What PSAT Scores Make the Cut for National Merit (2014)?

Now that PSAT scores have been received, the question that most people want answered revolves around the cutoff scores for National Merit Semifinalist standing. In other words: What is the minimum score that will qualify me to be a National … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Getting into Columbia

Reader Kayla asks, “Hi, so I have been reading your articles and I was starting to panic. My freshmen year didn’t go that well and I have just started getting more involved with extracurricular activities this year, as a sophomore. … Continue reading

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