Tag - ACT

What should a Junior do to prepare for college admissions


Your ACT/SAT score is something that most schools will review By Violet W For juniors, college applications are right around the corner and will be here before they know it. College applications that stand out from the crowd aren't built in just a few weeks or months. Here are a few things juniors should start doing as...

BS/MD Applications vs. Traditional Applications


By Violet W Applying to direct medical programs, also called BS/MD programs, is an intense process requiring more work than the traditional application process. That is because the student is not only applying for admission into the traditional undergraduate program but also the medical school—all while they are still in high school. Here are the...

How to tackle SAT, ACT vocabulary questions


On the Reading sections of both the ACT and SAT, test-takers encounter a fair number of vocabulary-in-context questions. As you prepare for either test, practice these three techniques to successfully tackle them: Consider the Context It may come as a relief to you that on the ACT and SAT, you will never be asked to identify...

Deferred or waitlisted in university admission? Here’s what to do


Whether you are deferred or waitlisted, don’t panic. Remember, you have not been denied By Lindsey Conger What the difference is between deferred versus waitlisted? Four things students should do. Deferred or waitlisted? It can be confusing to understand the difference between deferred and waitlisted. The similarity is that both options place students in a state of...

11-year-old Indian-American girl in Johns Hopkins’ world’s ‘brightest’ list


Washington, DC: Natasha Peri, an 11-year-old Indian-American girl has been judged as one of the brightest students in the world by a top US university for her exceptional performance in the SAT and ACT standardized tests. Both the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) are standardized tests that many colleges use to determine...