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The ACT

December 31, 2011 by  
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If you are looking for an alternative to the SAT as a standardized test for admissions to a US university or college, the ACT (American College Test) would be your choice. A curriculum-based test similar to the SAT, the ACT also measures the high school student’s readiness for US universities, but assesses not three, but […]

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The SAT and SAT Subject Tests

December 16, 2011 by  
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The SAT Reasoning Test is a standardized admissions test used to assess academic preparedness for universities and colleges in the United States, offered by the College Board. Required for entry to most higher education institutions in the U.S., the SAT (the ACT being the other) tests an undergraduate applicant’s writing, reading and mathematics skills and […]

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Factors in US Admissions: More than GPAs and SATs

December 9, 2011 by  
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If you’re thinking of applying to a university or college in the US, aside from facing higher tuition costs, you will be encountering a number of factors that have made gaining admission progressively harder each year. At the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Education Fair in downtown Vancouver last Saturday, December 3rd, Melinda Giampietro of Options Solutions identified and […]

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PSAT Next Steps: Part 3

December 2, 2011 by  
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Students who took the PSAT as a way of preparing for their SATs have found great benefits from writing the test. The following is what some Grade 10s and 11s have to say about their experience: I came into the test purposely not having studied in order to lower my SAT stress in the future. […]

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