Monthly Archives: February 2014

Can SAT Scores Impact Your Ability to Get a Job After College?

The SAT is one of the most important factors in the college admission process, accounting for upwards of 40% or more of most admission decisions; now, it turns out, the SAT’s impact may extend far beyond college admissions. Melissa Korn … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Horrible Tragedies when Applying to College

Everyone experiences tragedies at some point in life, but for those who experience them in high school they can be especially trying, and schoolwork can sometimes fall by the wayside. If you have had to deal with something really horrible … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters – Bad Grades & AP Credits

Ask Test Masters is a free information service offered by the college admission experts at College Compass. Reader Cynthia has a question about how bad grades early on in her high school career might impact her chance of admission to … Continue reading

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The University of Texas Coordinated Admission Program (CAP)

Admission to the University of Texas at Austin has become notoriously difficult for Texas students graduating outside of the top 7% of their high school class. If you are not familiar with the policies and laws governing automatic admission to … Continue reading

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Referral Champ Profile: College Compass Interviews Connie Wong

Connie Wong knows what it means to be a champion. Connie has taken advantage of the Test Masters Referral Program and succeeded far beyond her expectations. Connie implemented several new referral strategies on her dazzling journey to become Test Masters’ … Continue reading

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Referral Champ Profile: College Compass Interviews Cathy Cheng

There is no doubt about it; Cathy Cheng is a Test Masters Referral Champion. Cathy has earned over $15,000 through her participation in the Test Masters Referral Program, with a whopping $11,000 earned just in referral bonuses! How did accomplish … Continue reading

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Referral Champ Profile: College Compass Interviews Feyi Osifuwa

Test Masters created the Referral Program to reward students for recommending Test Masters to both family and friends. When a student refers an individual they both win. The new student receives a discounted course while the referring student gets a … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters – Compass Test

Ask Test Masters is a free service offered by the college admission experts at Test Masters. Reader Olalekan want to know more about the Compass Test and placing out of introductory college math classes. Olalekan writes, “I took compass test … Continue reading

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College Visits 101 – Talking to Professors

So, you’ve scoured a college’s website, gone to the info session, and taken the guided campus tour. And yet, you still have unanswered questions. Which departments are the best? Who can answer technical questions about a specific major? How are … Continue reading

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Extra Hard SAT Math Question – Triangle Side Lengths

At the end of every SAT Math section, the test makers try to come up with an extremely difficult problem that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems … Continue reading

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