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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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ACT vs SAT: Which Should You Take and Why

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The American College Testing (ACT) and SAT exams have long set the standard for college readiness for secondary students across the country. At some point the forward thinking high school student will have to decide which test is the best course of action. The important thing to remember when reaching that decision is that one test really […]
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5 Non-Educational iPhone Games that Can Improve Your Test Scores

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The next time your mom tells you to get off the iPhone and start studying, proudly thumb your nose at her and say, “I am!” Actually, you might want to tread carefully with how you react to what she tells you or else end up grounded or backhanded. Nevertheless, you can get some educational benefit […]
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What Your ACT Scores Mean to Higher Education

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The standards set forth from American College Testing (ACT) still play a key role in your academic future, at least in the eyes of many colleges and universities across the country. While you may understand some of the importance of these numbers from your perspective, higher education takes a longer term approach to what your […]
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Understanding your GED Test Scores

If you come from the classroom, then thinking about scores outside the 100% system is a little mind boggling. It can be especially confusing when you try to wrap your mind around the scoring of standardized tests. But don’t let it overwhelm you. All you can control is your knowledge of the material and your […]
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7 Do’s of GED Test Preparation

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Passing your General Education Development (GED) test will not come easy without the proper preparation. After all, what you are essentially doing is circumventing the typical average educational plan for high school students. There will be a lot of material that requires a deeper understanding to surpass, and the average GED test-taker usually hasn’t had […]
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10 Essential Vocabulary Words for the ASVAB and Why They’re Important

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Every school has them: Students who don’t take anything seriously because they plan to “just join the military” after high school. You don’t have to be very wise to the world to know how flawed this logic is. The subject of English is usually one of the most reviled with these types because, really, “how’s […]
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Immediate Reinforcement Tips for Better Learning

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The time immediately after you’ve studied something is really the best time to actually learn it. Studying for tests, reading chapters, engaging in study groups and taking notes in class are all essential study methods, but how and when you do these things can make a huge difference in your success rate. That’s where immediate […]
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Why Cramming Is Bad for Your Studies

We’ve all been there. Those moments when the test you thought was on a Thursday is really a Friday. That period of time when you decided haphazardly that you didn’t need to study for the exam when you could watch the new episode of “New Girl” instead, and so you showed up for school the […]
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4 Tips for Inspiring Your Studies

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  Inspiration is a necessity of life, and nowhere does this ring more true than when it comes to your studies. It is rare that a student wants to study—at least more than they want to watch a movie, hang out with friends, or play video games. But in today’s globally competitive marketplace, a quality […]
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