How I Got Into Princeton – Rachel (Story #8)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Rachel's story.


Scoring on the SAT: What You Need to Know

What does scoring on the SAT look like? The SAT is scored on a range of 400-1600. This composite score consists of a Verbal sectional score and a Math sectional score. But much more goes into SAT scoring than most students realize!


The SAT Essay: What to Expect

You've signed up to take the optional SAT Essay. What should you expect? In this comprehensive guide, we walk students through the SAT Essay prompt, task, and scoring.


Should The SAT Replace State Assessments?

Students are suffering from test fatigue. Does this mean that state assessments should be replaced with college admissions tests like the SAT and ACT? We weigh in here.


How I Got Into Princeton – Jonah (Story #10)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Jonah's story.


Get That High SAT Essay Score With These Tips

You've decided to take the optional SAT Essay. Awesome! What can you do to maximize your SAT Essay score? We have some ideas in this comprehensive guide.


What is SAT Superscore?

Some of these students will superscore their SAT score reports when submitting to the schools on their list. Other students will make use of Score Choice. What does it mean to superscore the SAT? What is Score Choice? We answer these questions and more in this post!


The 5 SAT Sections: What You Need to Know

What's on the SAT? Every successful SAT test prep program begins with a solid understanding of the five SAT sections: Evidence-Based Reading, Writing & Language, Math (No-Calculator), Math (Calculator), and the SAT Essay.


What’s on the SSAT?

What's on the SSAT? Begin your SSAT test prep journey by understanding what exactly is on this private school admissions test!


The SSAT Writing Sample: What You Need to Know

The SSAT writing sample is the first, unscored section of the SSAT. What do you need to know to succeed on this section? We have the answers in this comprehensive post.


SAT Math: What You Need to Know

There are two math sections on the SAT. Your performance on these contributes to 50% of your SAT composite score. Find strategies, SAT Math content, and more in this detailed post!


Is the SAT Optional?

The SAT is a standard component of the college admissions process--or is it? Is the SAT optional? Do you have to take it to go to college? We weigh in here.