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Don’t Be a Speller-Dweller: 6 Tips for Strengthening Your Written Communications

It may not seem like today, in a world of texting shorthand such as “u for you,” “ur for your,” and “WTF for,” well–you get the picture–that spelling doesn’t matter anymore. Yes if you believe that, then just try to write a novel using this lazy man’s English and watch the rejection letters roll in. […]
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4 Vocabulary Strategies for Mastering the ASVAB Exam

Words may not be your preference, but don’t think you can avoid them by going military. The ASVAB exam takes commitment to vocabulary very seriously. Communication is one of the most important factors in making the United States military the best in the world, and it is something you must be able to do effectively […]
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Mastering LSAT Logical Reasoning and Beating the LSAT Logic Games

The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is a standardized test designed on the basis of justifying conclusions and countering arguments. While most of the test is administered in a straight-forward multiple choice structure, the test itself is quite challenging when you get down into the weeds on each question. During the three-hour exam, you will […]
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8 Techniques to Strengthen Memory

Memory becomes more important as you get older, whether you are studying for your first SAT exam or closing out your doctorate degree. In education, and life, it is essential. To make the most of yours you can’t simply allow it to stagnate. You have to use active techniques to build and strengthen memory so […]
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The Inverted Pyramid Style of Studying

If you’ve ever had a journalism class, then you know what the inverted pyramid style is in theory. If you’ve ever read a news story, then you know what the inverted pyramid style is in practice. Think about the imagery. A pyramid by itself has a wide base with two sides that converge upward to […]
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GED Road Map: What to Expect on Test Day

The closer test day gets, the more nerve rattling it can be. While prices vary across the country for getting your GED – and you’ll have to check with the testing providers in your area to be sure – whatever the cost is too much money to fritter away in this economy. That’s why it […]
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4 Tips for Beating the SAT Critical Reading Section

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The SAT exam is one of the best determiners of whether one is ready for the next level of education beyond high school. If you have the desire to attend a college or university then taking this test is vital to scholarship opportunities and to knowing which career path will best suit you. The test […]
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10 Test-Taking Formats and What You Can Learn from Them

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Assessments may feel like the bane of your educational existence, but they’re the only way to determine where your skills and knowledge are compared to the benchmark of quality education. Necessary evil, you may be thinking. But why do they have to differ so much? Wouldn’t it be easier to just decide on a set […]
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5 Reasons to Take LSAT Exam Day Seriously (and What to Expect When the Day Comes)

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The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) could be your ticket to a whole new career – one that gives you a competitive advantage in a tough economy. The testing materials assess your reading comprehension, verbal reasoning and logic skills and while you may be thinking “I got this,” it is important to know some of the outlying […]
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5 Steps to Success on the ACT English Exam

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The English portion of the ACT exam comes easy for some and is very difficult for others. If you don’t like to read or write, then chances are you’ll fall in to the latter camp. Don’t worry. You can still perform above the average (currently 20.6). And the good news is that “college readiness” levels are factored […]
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