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ACT & SAT:  How to Take a Practice Test on Your Own

ACT & SAT: How to Take a Practice Test on Your Own

Taking a free, proctored practice test in our office is an ideal way to establish a baseline score or “train” for the day you take the ACT or SAT.  But maybe our practice test schedule won’t work for you or you live in a remote location.  The good news is...

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Four Steps to Conquering the ACT’s Science Section

Four Steps to Conquering the ACT’s Science Section

Protons or neutrons? Mass or density? The very idea of a standardized exam that tests scientific vocabulary, facts, and formulas makes many students shudder in terror! The ACT’s Science section is perhaps the most misunderstood (and dreaded) part of some student’s...

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Saving for College

Saving for College

Expert Spotlight: Melissa Sotudeh, Halpern Financial How can parents afford to pay for the ever-increasing cost of a child’s college education without depleting their retirement savings? SAT and ACT prep is only one part of preparing for college. Without proper...

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Building Stamina for a Three-Hour Exam

Building Stamina for a Three-Hour Exam

Ever run a marathon? If you have, you know you can’t just hit the road and expect to run the entire race. You need a training plan that involves building up distance, speed and stamina over an extended period. It incorporates rest, recovery, good nutrition, and an...

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