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Comparing Your “New” SAT Scores to the “Old” SAT and ACT

May 12, 2016

If you are taking the “new” SAT, which was administered for the first time in March 2016, you may be wondering how to interpret your score. The new SAT is scored on a 1600-point scale, whereas the old SAT was scored on a 2400-point scale.

The scores from the first administration of the new SAT were released this week along with comparison tables on how to interpret the scores. See below for information comparing new SAT scores to old SAT scores and ACT scores.

Top 10 Biggest College Visit Mistakes

March 15, 2016

Visiting colleges is a crucial part of the college search process. In fact, college visits are often considered the best way for students to understand what life is like at a particular university and how it would feel to spend four years there. After all, what students see online or in one of those massive books of college descriptions may not line up with their personal impressions of the college or university when they experience it firsthand. Thus, whenever possible, students should try to visit several schools on their lists, and when they do, here are the top 10 mistakes to avoid on those visits.