Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ask Test Masters: AP or IB? Should I Change Schools?

  Ask Test Masters is a free information services offered by the college admission experts at Test Masters. Reader Tom is trying to decide between taking AP or IB classes, and is considering transferring high schools in order to make … Continue reading

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Test Masters Wins 2014 BBB Pinnacle Award

Test Masters was recently awarded the 2014 Pinnacle Award in Education Services from the Better Business Bureau of Houston. The Houston BBB recognized over 250 companies during the May 7th Awards for Excellence ceremony, but only a select few were … Continue reading

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New SAT – The New Essay

The essay section of the SAT has been controversial ever since it was added in 2005. To this day, many colleges choose not to consider it when looking at the applications of prospective students, and perhaps not without reason. One … Continue reading

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5 More Ways the New SAT is Actually Harder

You may have heard that College Board is redesigning the SAT for 2016. You may also have heard that they’re “dumbing it down” or making it easier. The main reason for this impression seems to be that College Board is … Continue reading

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Extra Hard SAT Math Question – FOIL or Factor?

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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How did Kwasi Enin get accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools?

It is a well-known fact that admissions to Ivy League schools, already the most competitive undergraduate and graduate programs in the country, have recently become even more competitive. This phenomenon is due in large part to several factors, including an … Continue reading

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