International Students Register for the January SAT

If you are an international student living in certain areas of the world and want to take the 2013 January SAT to attend a university in the United States of America, contact your international representative before midnight tonight (EST) to register. While not all international students must register this early for the January 2013 SAT,…

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Sentence Completion Test Prep Vocabulary – “nostalgia”

Sentence Completion Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  nostalgia wistful longing to return to a gentler time or to one’s homeland Word Building: (Greek) nostos – homecoming + algos – pain, grief, distress Sample Sentence: Many far from home college students feel a bit nostalgic at one time or another. photo credit

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3 Advantages to Sending SAT Score Reports While Registering

There are a few reasons to choose send your SAT score reports during the registration process. Here are the most important: During registration you can choose to send your score reports to up to four colleges with no additional fees charged. Colleges will get your SAT score reports faster if you choose to send them…

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How Do I Send my SAT Scores to Colleges?

There are two ways to ask the College Board to send your SAT scores to colleges. SAT score reports can be sent during registration or anytime after from the College Board website. While Registering: While you are registering to take the SAT, you can elect to have your scores sent to up to four the…

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Test Prep Vocabulary – “foresight”

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  foresight the ability to see the future, forward looking, caring for the future, knowledge gained from insight Word Building: fore – possibly from the Olde English meaning before sight – to see (German)   Sample Sentence: The teacher had the foresight to warn the students about slwoing down on the math portion…

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Test Prep Vocabulary – bombastic

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  bombastic pretentious, inflated, pompous, grandiose, too elaborate for what is necessary Sample Sentence: Standing before the voters, the politician bombastically proclaimed his beliefs. photo credit

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Responding to Offbeat College Admissions Essay Topics

Earlier we discussed some offbeat college admissions essay topics presented by universities such as the University of Chicago, Tufts, and UNC Chapel Hill. While some college admissions essays still ask the typical, “Tell us about yourself,” or “Why do you want to attend XYZ?” several are now asking offbeat essay questions. These schools are not…

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