Prepmedians SAT/ACT Guides and Tips
How Much Does the SAT Cost?
Eating Ramen for meals. Reusing clothes to not do laundry. Hoarding food and drinks given out at school events. These are some common cost-saving methods that many college students apply to their daily lives because the cost of college is so high. The cost of college starts as early as the college application process, and one sneaky cost of the college application process is taking the SAT and even using your SAT scores. In this article, I'll break down any and every possible cost or fee related to the SAT. Then, I'll go over things you can do to minimize the costs of the SAT.Read More
Superscoring the SAT
Can't crush the entire SAT in one sitting? Unsatisfied with your scores? Worried about getting into college? The college process is an extremely stressful time for everyone, and as the applicant pool gets bigger and more competitive year by year, this stress is amplified even more. One factor that affects the college admission process is your standardized test scores, and while they can't make or break you, they certainly help your case for getting into college. Even if you aren't good at taking standardized tests, don't worry. Colleges now do a thing called superscoring. This article will discuss what superscoring is, some tips to strategically use superscoring to your advantage, and every college that superscores the SAT. Note: Superscoring the ACT is exactly like superscoring the SAT. However, although many colleges superscore the SAT and ACT, not every college superscores both. If unsure, look at the college of interest's admission website and see their standardized test policies.Read More
Who's vs. Whose: What's the Difference?
Whose man is this? Who's going to receive the rose from Hannah on the next week of the Bachelorette? (It better be Peter or Tyler.) These are questions that we ask ourselves on a daily basis. What's the commonality? They both use "whose" or "who's." Words that sound the same, or homophones, are tricky and often appear on the SAT and ACT, but in this guide, we'll discuss the differences between "whose" and "who's" and give you tips for remembering proper usage.Read More
SAT Math vs. ACT Math: The Ins and the Outs
Numbers. For some, a cake walk. For others, as hard as beating Thanos with 6 infinity stones, but no need to fear! If the Avengers can save humanity, who's to say you can't crush the SAT/ACT?Read More
5 Tips for Preparing for Standardized Tests
You've registered to take the SAT/ACT. You know where you'll be taking the test. You also know which Saturday you're going to spend 4 hours answering questions and filling in bubbles with a No. 2 pencil. You know the SAT/ACT is important: it makes you a stronger candidate during the college process. You know all this, but the SAT/ACT can still seem daunting, and sometimes, a drag. There's plenty of ways to just dive right into studying. This article will discuss some tips to apply before and during the process of preparing for standardized tests.Read More
How to Look at Your ACT and SAT Score?
You have been doing prep courses for months or even years to prepare you for the test day and you have received your test scores in mail or seen it online. But you are probably wondering what the scores actually mean? How do you know if the score meets your own standards and of those colleges in your list?Read More
ACT And SAT Score Conversion
It's not just enough to take the tests and get back scores. Check out our conversion lists to decide which test works better for you and spend your valuable time preparing for that test.Read More