With the first administration of the New SAT approaching, you may be wondering whether or not you should take the Optional Essay. Though you might be inclined to skip it since it is “optional” after all, be aware that some
Based on an analysis of nearly 10,000 students, Testmasters has updated our prediction for the National Merit Semifinalist cutoff score in Texas to be as high as 219.
To understand how we got this number, you first need to
If you’re taking the SAT before March 2016, you’ll be asked to write a two page essay that makes a completely one-dimensional argument supporting a yes or no answer to
The Revised SAT Evidence-Based Reading (that’s a mouthful) will include five(ish) passages: one Literature based passage, two History/Social Studies passages, and two Science passages. Similar to some passages on
OK, since the revision of the SAT is a pretty major topic in college admissions right now, I probably didn’t have to use a crazy title to get you
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,
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