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  • You did it! Bravo! Our favorite time of year is now, when we get to share in the excitement of students receiving news of college acceptances. This year, our graduates are off to dream schools all over the U.S. and as far away as Scotland and Canada. To our students, congratulations. We have watched you […] The post Congratulations Class of 2018! appeared first on Summit Educational Group.

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  • Over the past few weeks, ACT has slowly released important updates to the international ACT through a series of emails, FAQs, and newsletters. We have consolidated the most important details here, but stay tuned for future adjustments. Main Takeaways For students: make sure to practice the digital format well in advance of test day by […] The post ACT Eliminates Paper Test for Overseas Test-takers...

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  • Welcome to our series, A Look Inside the SAT. In parts 1 and 2 we examined the SAT Reading test and the SAT Writing & Language test. Part 3 covers the SAT Math test: its structure, its content, and test taking tips. The SAT Math test is divided into two sections: a calculator and a […] The post A Look Inside the SAT – Part 3: The SAT Math Test appeared first on Summit Educational Group.

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  • Last week, high school college counselors received an important email from the ACT that described three upcoming policy changes. Read on for a brief synopsis and discussion of each. At the end of this post, we address some practical takeaways for families and school administrators. Synopsis As of September 2018… 1. Extended time examinees will […] The post News from the ACT– Extended time policy c...

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  • Have questions about test prep? You’re not alone! We’ve compiled a list of some of the most common questions we receive from our families and students. SAT vs. ACT Questions about which test to take and the differences between the two are among the most common. Which test should my student take? In terms of […] The post FAQs about Test Prep, the SAT, and ACT appeared first on Summit Educational Gr...

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  • Welcome to our series, A Look Inside the SAT. In Part 1, we explained how the SAT Reading test was structured and provided helpful tips for taking the test. Now, in Part 2, we’ll take a look at another core component, the SAT Writing and Language test. On the SAT Writing and Language test, you […] The post A Look Inside the SAT – Part 2: The SAT Writing and Language Test appeared first on Summit E...

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  • What if a college admissions test is scheduled in the summer but no schools are open to offering it? Last year, on the heels of The College Board’s announcement of an additional SAT date in August, the ACT announced they would be offering a new summer ACT in the middle of July. The College Board […] The post The July ACT’s Supply and Demand Problem appeared first on Summit Educational Group.

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  • Welcome to our new series–A Look Inside the SAT. Over the next several weeks, we will share some helpful details and tips about the SAT. We’ll start our series with The SAT Reading Test. That SAT Reading Test is about more than reading comprehension. Students need to not only understand what is stated in a passage […] The post A Look Inside the SAT – Part 1: The SAT Reading Test appeared first on ...

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  • From February 28th through March 2nd, the College Board held its yearly New England Regional Forum in downtown Boston. This forum had a different feel from others we have attended since the May 2016 release of the redesigned SAT. Now that the new SAT has been in use for a while, the College Board, schools, […] The post News and Updates from the College Board: New England Regional Forum appeared fi...

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  • The SAT and ACT: those mythical, all-encompassing tests that kids start talking about right around the time they learn what college is. Of course, the SAT and ACT are an important piece of college applications, so it makes sense when parents of freshmen or sophomores—or freshmen and sophomores themselves—want to start their test prep. The […] The post Successful Start: Top Tips for SAT and ACT Ear...

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  • For students, realizing their college dreams means focusing on the daily grind of school and homework, not to mention extracurricular activities. For their parents, a major focus is the funding. And for families of limited means, the financial hurdle can seem insurmountable. Sometimes, it is not the big costs (tuition, room and board) that are […] The post Good News for Financially Eligible Studen...

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  • My favorite way to ring in the new year has always been watching the ball drop in Times Square. Even from the safety and warmth of my living room, I can feel the excitement as the last ten seconds are counted down and the screen explodes with confetti. I go to bed with the knowledge […] The post New Year’s Resolutions appeared first on Summit Educational Group.

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  • PSAT scores: Interpreting Your Score Report PSAT scores are available this week, and often families have questions about the information provided in the report. To help you better understand your scores, we’ve put together a helpful guide. A full interpretive guide can be downloaded here. Below is some detailed information about the PSAT score report. […] The post PSAT Scores: Interpreting Your Sc...

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  • From its humble Midwest origins in 1959 to its 2007 acceptance at all US colleges alongside the SAT, the ACT offers students a choice in the process of admissions testing.  While many students eagerly complete both tests to determine which one produces more favorable results, other students avoid the ACT because of its science section.  […] The post The ACT Science Test: Cruising to Confidence app...

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  • In the last week of October, college counselors, teachers, higher-ed administrators, and other educational professionals from around the world gathered for the College Board’s National Forum in New York City. The 3-day program spanned a wide array of topics, covering everything from testing accommodations, to discussions of how high schools use SAT Suite testing data. […] The post School Day SAT A...

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  • An overview of the SAT Question-And-Answer Service (QAS) and ACT Test Information Release Service (TIR) Fall continues to be very busy here at Summit!  Many of our seniors are finishing their final round of standardized testing and many of our juniors are calling to set up free diagnostic testing.  As the standardized testing season ramps […] The post Should You Order A Copy of Your Test Booklet? ...

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  • The Character Skills Snapshot Are you in the midst of the independent school admissions process? If you have been on school admissions pages, you may have noticed this image popping up: Ah, but what is this Snapshot? Is it a test? Is it required? I recently attended a webinar hosted by The Enrollment Management Association […] The post New for Independent School Admissions – The Character Skills S...

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  • Now that vacations are over and school has begun, families are starting to think about standardized testing and the independent school application process. Many families considering independent schools often wonder which test to take. Depending on where you are applying, you may or may not have a choice. Upper schools often have a preference for […] The post SSAT or ISEE? appeared first on Summit ...

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  • ACT recently announced a policy change for those students taking the ACT with Writing with the time-and-a-half accommodation.  Students will now have exactly five hours to complete the four multiple-choice sections (English, Math, Reading, and Science) and one hour to write the essay.  Previously, students who registered for the ACT with Writing had 6 hours […] The post ACT Extended Time Policy Up...

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  • The Importance of Test Prep Planning SAT or ACT?  Summit can help you make the right choice. At Summit, every season seems to have its own rhythm. Most juniors are well into their tutoring by winter, with the inevitable winding down of programs in time for spring testing. Summer is a great time for seniors […] The post The Importance of Test Prep Planning appeared first on Summit Educational Group...

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  • Recently, you may have heard some buzz about ACT offering a computer-based test (CBT). Yes, this is true! ACT has been allowing states and districts that use their school day testing system to try out a digital version of the test. This endeavor isn’t entirely new for ACT. The company has explored CBTs for some […] The post The ACT Goes Online appeared first on Summit Educational Group.

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  • We at Summit are pleased to announce our brand new Independent School Admission Testing Guide. This comprehensive book is loaded with essential information on the SSAT & ISEE, as well as how to navigate the complex process of an independent school application. At Summit, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional test preparation and tutoring, but we […] The post Introducing the Independent Schoo...

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  • Congratulations to the class of 2017! All that hard work has paid off, and you should be incredibly proud of all your achievements. Curious as to where Summit students are heading in the fall? Here’s just a small sample of the very impressive list of schools to which they have been accepted. We wish everyone the best […] The post Congratulations To The Summit Class Of 2017! appeared first on Summi...

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  • The independent school applications process can occasionally feel like an overwhelming and confusing one. However, with the right plan in place, you can make sure that the entire process runs much more smoothly. The calendar below shows how a typical testing plan fits into the larger timeline of independent school applications. Planning for applications should begin in […] The post Independent Sch...

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  • As we noted on this blog a while back, during this school year ACT, Inc. (makers of the ACT family of tests) launched a new test called the PreACT. A few schools in our geographic footprint have signed on as early adopters and given the test to their students (typically sophomores). And now parents whose […] The post The PreACT: What it Is, What it Means, and How You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use It ...

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  • Last month, we published a primer on the SAT Subject Tests. However, with spring finally here, more and more students are beginning to prepare for these exams. Most students will take SAT Subject Tests in May or June, concurrently with the winding down of the academic year in the corresponding subject. For example, many students taking […] The post Some SAT Subject Tests FAQs appeared first on Sum...

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  • One of the biggest sources of confusion regarding the SSAT involves how scores are reported. While both scaled scores and percentiles are reported, independent school admission offices have historically relied more on percentile ranks. To help make sense of this, we have put together the following overview of SSAT scoring. Please note that SSAT essays […] The post SSAT Scoring: Scaled Scores Vs. P...

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  • With all the talk around the SAT and ACT, it’s sometimes easy to forget about SAT Subject Tests. With a number of schools either requiring or recommending these tests, it’s important to know the basics. Sometimes known as “SAT IIs,” Subject Tests offer students the opportunity to show their mastery in a variety of academic topics. […] The post SAT Subject Tests: An Overview appeared first on Summi...

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