ACT Dossiers

ACT to Old & New SAT Score Conversion

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January 31, 2019 Curious about how your current ACT score would convert to the old and new SAT scores? Look no further—this article has all you need to know, detailing conversion charts that span the older SAT exam as well as the new one. Converting your ACT scores is essential, as it lets you know where you stand with both tests, helping you decide which one to ultimately pursue. Get to reading and then get to converting! This information could be a real game-changer when it comes to you and your undergraduate admission, particularly enlightening your course of study.

ACT Start and Stop Time

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January 30, 2019 Have you ever wondered what your ACT test day will look like? Whether you're aware of it or not, it will inevitably exist on a tight schedule. For example, did you know your first break during the test is ten minutes while the second is only five? These specifics are crucial in structuring your ACT exam day effectively. After all, no one wants to feel like they stopwatch is confounding them. Read on to learn more about the start and stop times and how you can structure your day to accommodate this important test.

ACT to New SAT Score Conversion

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November 26, 2018 Are you questioning your ACT score equivalent from that of your SAT? What about the other way around? This is a common question amongst many students, especially since the vast majority wind up taking practice exams from both tests. While the math can be somewhat tricky in terms of conversion, this article details for you the overall process, giving you the information you need to proceed with an informed decision. By knowing how you line up with the SAT and ACT, you can decide which one to pursue.

What's a Good ACT Score?

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November 3, 2018 Have you ever wondered what a good ACT score is? With so many factors playing into your ACT preparation process, your mind is probably filled with percentiles, school requirements, as well as application deadlines—amongst a sea of other important admissions-related concerns. Is it any wonder after months of studying students scratch their heads and wonder, "What score will impress them the most?" Aside from the obvious answer of "a perfect score", many other elements contribute to this common question. If you're curious to learn more, this article will provide you answers from an array of angles.

ACT Score Percentiles

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October 27, 2018 Curious to know where you stand when it comes to your ACT score and ACT score percentiles? Whether you fall into the 25th percentile category or the 75th, understanding where you fit into the larger picture can help bring about a lot of insight into your possibilities of admission. Whether you're looking for percentiles data about a particular school or comparing yourself to the national average, this article is sure to answer some crucial questions about your ACT score.

ACT Test Dates (2018, 2019)

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October 1, 2018 With ACT test dates on the horizon, many high schoolers and parents are scratching their heads wondering, "Which one do we choose?" Thankfully, this article breaks down ACT test dates for the remainder of 2018 and into 2019 and beyond. Why is this important? When you choose the exam date that works best for you, you are able to line your ducks in a row, so to speak, for the remainder of your application deadlines. If you haven't already selected your test date, after reading this you'll have a much better idea!