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    The SAT Curve and How to Beat It

    You may have the right résumé and grades for your top-choice college, but one hurdle yet remains: The SAT Exam. What scores do you need for the SAT, and how hard is it to improve your score? Is there a...

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    The best SAT preparation courses in Dubai – understanding your options

    Standardized tests are one of the most important aspects of the college application process. However, SAT and ACT test scores are not the only factors Admissions Officers consider when assessing your application. One aspect of the application process that many...

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    The ACT is Going Virtual: What Now?

    ACT will no longer be offering a paper-based test.  You have read that correctly! Starting September 2018 (and only in international locations), the ACT will only be offered on the computer. They’re calling it the ACT CBT, which stands for...

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    Which Standardized Test is Right for You?

    Do you prefer vanilla or chocolate?   What about Pepsi or Coke?  Where do you stand on comic books—do you like Marvel or DC?  These preferences are rather inconsequential, but they are spiritually similar to the standardized test debate: should I...

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    Considering Applying Early? Here’s What You Need to Know

    Several colleges and universities in the United States offer prospective students the unique opportunity to apply for early admission. Applying for early admission can be beneficial for many reasons including: Admissions decisions may be released by January 1 instead of...

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    Boarding Schools in the US: What You Need to Know

    While many students in their final year of high school anxiously anticipate their move to university -- living away from home, choosing from a wider array of courses, the general increase in independence and autonomy characteristic of the college experience...

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    Shedding Light on the SAT Test Dates

    SAT. Every year, these three letters strike fear into the hearts of high schools students around the world. The irony is not lost on those who know that the college entrance exam originated in 1926 as an IQ test designed...

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    What to Expect from a Trump Presidency – A Reflection for Future US University Students

    On November 9th, I woke up at 6 am to take a quick look at how the US Presidential Election was unfolding. I had gone to bed the night before feeling calm and reassured. Like many of my friends, I...

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    Changes to the ACT: What You Need to Know

    Students have always grappled with the choice between the SAT or the ACT. Hale Education Group has been encouraging students to take the ACT because of its consistency in structure and scoring over the years. While these factors of the...

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    SAT vs. ACT: Why should you take the ACT?

    As of March 2016, students will see the new version of the SAT, as it returns to a 1600 point grading system with an optional essay and more focus on reading. To see how you would do on the redesigned...

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    So you were deferred —What now?

    As the number of applications to top universities in the US rises and the applicant pool becomes increasingly competitive, it is possible that the Early Decision and Early Action applications for some very talented and qualified students might be deferred...

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