Standardized Testing

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Impress prestigious colleges with high standardized testing scores! Colleges use these scores to narrow the playing field to a select pool of students who show the highest academic potential, as other factors such as GPA often vary between schools and aren't as reliable as standardized scores.

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Guaranteed 150 Point SAT Improvement*

Guaranteed 5 Point ACT Improvement*

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36 ACT

1580 SAT

1540 SAT

1550 SAT

1570 SAT

1580 SAT

PSAT

SAT

ACT

1520 Points Possible
Reading
- 60 Minutes
- 47 Questions
- Tests reading comprehension, words in context, command of evidence
Writing & Language
- 35 Minutes
- 44 Questions
- Tests Standard English Conventions, Expression of Ideas, Command of Evidence, Words in Context
Math (No Calculator)
- 25 Minutes
- 17 Questions
- Tests Algebra, Data Analysis and Problem Solving, Advanced Math
Math (Calculator OK)
- 45 Minutes
- 30 Questions
- Tests Algebra, Data Analysis and Problem Solving, Advanced Math
1600 Points Possible
Reading
- 65 Minutes
- 52 Questions
- Tests reading comprehension, words in context, command of evidence
Writing & Language
- 35 Minutes
- 44 Questions
- Tests Standard English Conventions, Expression of Ideas, Command of Evidence, Words in Context
Math (No Calculator)
- 25 Minutes
- 20 Questions
- Tests Algebra, Data Analysis and Problem Solving, Advanced Math, Additional Topics in Math
Math (Calculator OK)
- 55 Minutes
- 38 Questions
- Tests Algebra, Data Analysis and Problem Solving, Advanced Math, Additional Topics in Math
Essay (Optional, Recommended)
- 50 Minutes
- Max Score: 22
- Rhetorical Analysis Essay
36 Points Possible
English
- 45 Minutes
- 75 Questions
- Usage and Mechanics (Punctuation, Grammar, Sentence Structure), Rhetorical Skills (Strategy, Organization, Style)
Math (Calculator OK)
- 60 Minutes
- 60 Questions
- Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Plane Geometry, Trignometry
Reading
- 35 Minutes
- 40 Questions
- Big Picture, Detail, Vocab in Context, Development & Function, Inference
Science
- 35 Minutes
- 40 Questions
- Research Summary, Data Representation, Conflicting Viewpoints
Essay (Optional, Recommended)
- 40 Minutes
- Max Score: 12
- Argumentative Essay

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*Guaranteed 150 Point SAT or 5 Point ACT Improvement applies if diagnostic test is equivalent to or lower than 1300 (SAT) or 28 (ACT). Diagnostic scores above 1300 (SAT) or 28 (ACT) will show more gradual, but promising improvement to fine tune skills + accuracy in order to achieve a top score. Guidance and feedback from tutors and extra practice outside of tutoring sessions  are necessary in order to ensure 150 Point (SAT) or 5 Point (ACT) Achievement. Score may not drastically improve within the first three to five sessions, and additionally sessions will be required to further mastery of problems and strategies to reach 150 point (SAT) or 5 point (ACT) improvement. Terms and conditions apply.

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