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SAT Essay Tips: Pros vs. Cons and Using Illustrations for a Better Writing Score

The SAT Exam remains a major tool that colleges use to determine your acceptance. It can also play a role in how much non-loan financial aid you receive. Essay writing is an integral part of this important exam, and without the ability to organize your thoughts, analyze an argument, and think on your feet, you […]
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The Process of Elimination and Using the Power of Choice to Your Advantage

Multiple choice questions can make or break your test scores if you don’t know how to approach them. Most people understand the concept of the process of elimination, but they forget a key part of actually making it effective. It isn’t about picking between the two best choices. Sure, that’s part of it, but you […]
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8 Ways to Crash-Course Your Way to a Better TOEFL Score

Taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL exam as it is more commonly known, is a challenge that native English speakers take for granted. If you have come to the language later in life, then you know what an obstacle English can be with all its little inconsistencies and exceptions. But […]
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Affect vs. Effect and Other Word Pairings that Could Derail Your GMAT Scores

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) could be the only thing standing between you and the business school of your choosing, so it’s important when tackling this test that you do not succumb to simple communication errors. Some of the most likely that you will encounter are word pairings that sound alike but have different […]
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8 Tips for Striking TOEIC Gold

The business world of today is one that requires the ability to communicate a company message to a global audience. But to do that, companies need qualified candidates, who can step up on the global stage with the English-speaking skills necessary to connect with audiences. The TOEIC exam, or the Test of English for International […]
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9 Essentials for GRE Test Prep and Mastery

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) test is a must-take for anyone who wants to further his education beyond the undergraduate level. (And let’s face it, these days, the more education you have, the better!) Though it takes just 3 hours and 45 minutes of your life (3 hours and 10 minutes if you’re taking a […]
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Using Stress Management Tips to Increase Your SAT Scores

Did you know that at least 30% of Americans suffer from some form of test anxiety? Those of you who may be getting ready to take the SAT may take a little comfort from the fact that you’re not alone, and that people far older than you still find the high-pressure testing environment a struggle. […]
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What Is MCAT, and the Best Possible Ways to Prepare!

In the alphabet soup world of standardized and professional testing, it can be hard to keep up with the different acronyms, but if you’re here then you may know that MCAT stands for “Medical College Admission Test.” It’s where Med School hopefuls get a chance to show their stuff, taking a huge leap forward into […]
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Getting Started with TOEFL: What You Need to Know and When You Need to Know It

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Welcome to this primer on the TOEFL test. If you have found your way to this post, then you are probably not a native English speaker. As a result, you may be nervous about the upcoming Test of English as a Foreign Language exam. It’s okay to be nervous. English is a difficult language to […]
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To Cancel or Not – What to Do When the Test Doesn’t Go Your Way

Test day is a very important time in the life of a future professional. The older you get, the more important it becomes to put forth the best performance possible. While scores on exams such as the SAT and ACT are important, they become even more high stakes for law school, business school, and other […]
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