This week’s post is provided by guest blogger Jocelyn Paonita, founder of The Scholarship System. Winning scholarships is always a hot topic with students. Who doesn’t want free money? Scholarships are free dollars that universities, organizations, and companies give to students to help them pay for college. While some of the money may be strictly for […]
I stumbled across this excellent infographic breaking down the big (and small) points of a financial aid award letter, and thought it was definitely worth sharing. With college decision and financial aid letters looming on the horizon, it’s a good idea to get familiar with exactly what will be on that letter, and what it […]
Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Nikolas Baron, a Product Manager for Grammarly. Proofreading the smart way is the best technique any student can use to improve the SAT essay when time is running out, and the clock is ticking. Correcting the key points may be all you have time to do, so knowing what […]
Even if you already have a good idea about the career path you want to follow after you graduate from college, deciding which steps you need take to make it happen can be a pretty intense experience. There are so many things to consider: Which classes you should take, the major you should declare, the […]
Although most SAT test-takers have a good grasp of how the overall test is scored (you get a score out of 2400 points, with each of the three sections earning a score between 200 and 800), many don’t really know how the SAT essay is scored. Here’s the deal.
There’s no way around it: to do well on the SAT Reading section, you’ll need to have a fairly large vocabulary. Vocabulary is crucial for the Sentence Completion questions and for understanding the long and short passages.
Across 4. (vb) to misrepresent 5. (vb) to state confidently 7. (vb) to praise 11. (adj) enthusiastic 14. (adj) ill-tempered and unwilling to cooperate 16. (adj) clear and logical 17. (vb) to regard with respect and awe 19. (vb) to prove false using evidence 20. (adj) useless; unproductive Down 1. (vb) to puzzle […]
Want to learn the secrets to the Math section of the SAT? Look no further! Check out this awesome 90-minute video taught entirely by PowerScore Senior SAT Instructor Jon Denning:
It’s almost here! That wondrous time when you start getting fat letters and congratulatory emails from colleges, and you finally get to pick where you want to go to college. It’s exciting, it’s exhilerating, it’s awesome–and it needs to be something you take seriously, lest you end up choosing a school for all the wrong […]