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May 11, 2018

The ACT Reading Test is a fast-paced critical reading test where students needs to read 4 long passages, each with 10 questions, in only 35 minutes!  In this section, many students struggle to even finish all 4 passages due to the time constraint and even the students...

March 2, 2018

The SAT Essay is a 50-minute essay at the end of the SAT that measures a student's writing skills.  Students will be asked to read a passage and write an essay in which they analyze how the author builds his or her argument.  To do this successfully, students will need...

February 17, 2018

The ACT Writing Test is a 40-minute essay at the end of the ACT that measures a student's writing skills.  The test features one prompt that will discuss a complex issue and provide three separate perspectives on the issue.  You will be asked to read the prompt, consid...

February 6, 2018

In this post, we provide all of the most current information about the ACT test dates in 2018 below.  

We also link many of our relevant articles about selecting an ACT test date and getting signed up.  

As you read this article, it is also important to co...

January 24, 2018

We provide all of the most current information about the SAT test dates in 2018 below.  

We also link many of our relevant articles about selecting an SAT test date and getting signed up.

As you read this article, it is also important to consider What Test Date Is B...

January 20, 2018

In this post, I will cover the grammar rules and strategies that you will need to know to achieve a perfect 36 on the ACT English Test.  Even if you do not think that you can get a perfect 36 on the English Test, this article will help every student raise their En...

December 28, 2017

In this post, I will show you the topics that you need to know, tell you the strategies you need to use, and give you the formulas that you will need to memorize to get a perfect 36 on the Math.  Even if you do not think you can get a perfect 36, this article...

December 13, 2017

The ACT is probably the most important test that you will take as get ready to apply to college, so it is important to go in prepared.  Picking the right ACT Prep makes a HUGE difference for students' scores, but with so many different companies offering the "right" te...

November 22, 2017

Since colleges and universities will accept either the SAT and the ACT, picking which test you should take is a huge decision for students.  Parents often ask us if there is a certain test that we recommend, and the honest answer is that it depends on each students.  N...

November 9, 2017

Picking between the SAT and ACT is one of the most common questions that we guide parents and students through at ScoreBuilder Test Prep.  Below, we outline our recommendation for how students should decide between the SAT or ACT.  

We always recommend that student...

June 2, 2017

The SAT is probably the most important test that you will take as you prepare to apply to college, so it is important to go in prepared.  Picking the right SAT Prep makes a HUGE difference for students' scores, but with so many different companies offering the "right"...

January 26, 2017

"When should I take the ACT?"  This is one of the most common questions we get from parents and students about ACT Prep.  In this post, we will address when you should plan to take the ACT and how far in advance you should prepare.  There is no right answer f...

January 7, 2017

We provide all of the most current information about the SAT test dates in 2017 below.  

We also link many of our relevant articles about selecting an SAT test date and getting signed up.

As you read this article, it is also important to consider What Test Date Is Best F...

January 3, 2017

In this post, we provide all of the most current information about the ACT test dates in 2017 below.  

We also link many of our relevant articles about selecting an ACT test date and getting signed up.  

As you read this article, it is also important to conside...

November 1, 2016

With the January SAT now in the past, the redesigned SAT is here! Starting in March 2016, high school students will face a very different SAT than those in the years before them. Despite all of the changes, the SAT remains a long, difficult test that focuses on student...

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