Monthly Archives: June 2016

SAT Math Practice: Absolute Values

Today at College Compass we’ll run through an SAT practice problem involving absolute values: What value of x satisfies the equation  .

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ApplyTexas vs. the Common Application

To better help prepare you for the upcoming admissions season, we’ve put together a quick guide on ApplyTexas and the CommonApp, noting the differences between the two and what exactly you’ll need to apply. What is the difference between ApplyTexas … Continue reading

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Best of the Blog: College Visits 101 – Talking to Students

Since many of you are embarking on college tours, we’ll be presenting one of our favorite blog posts on college visits, originally posted by Calvin. Enjoy! You can learn a lot about a college from its website, its guided tours, … Continue reading

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SAT Math Practice: Solving for a Variable!

Today I’ll show you a problem I see a lot of students facing: how to solve for a variable if it appears in both the numerator and the denominator. Given the New SAT’s increased focus on simplifying equations, make sure … Continue reading

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