5 Ways to Shine in Your Junior Year and Impress Colleges

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/31/17 5:13 PM

Ever since kindergarten, the last days of August filled you with a mixed sense of dread and excitement for the looming school year. But it never felt quite like this.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Choosing a Major, For High School Juniors, SAT/ACT Advice

The New SAT Essay is Optional: Should You Take It?

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/25/17 4:30 PM

Now that the essay portion of the SAT is optional, students who struggle with reading comprehension and essay writing are probably breathing a sigh of relief. It’s true that being able to skip the essay might help your overall test score, but just because you have the option to not take the essay doesn’t necessarily make it the right decision. Choosing whether or not to take the SAT essay involves a few key factors that differ for each prospective college student.

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Topics: Applying to College, Application Timeline, SAT/ACT Advice

SAT/ACT Final Preparations: What To Do the Night Before

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/20/17 4:30 PM

You’ve taken the practice exams, reviewed materials for each subject, and prepared for the format. The big day is almost here; you’ll be taking the ACT test tomorrow. For many students, the night before the ACT test is the most stressful part of the college application process.

But if you prepare yourself properly, the night before your ACT test can be a springboard to a high score. The tips below will help ensure you are prepared to perform your best when you wake up in the morning and head out to take the test..

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Topics: SAT/ACT Advice

7 Tips to Help You Prepare for the ACT

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/18/17 4:30 PM

Taking the ACT is a huge part of your college search that will have a major impact on where you go to school. However, that doesn’t mean you should be overly stressed or worried about taking the ACT. If you prepare yourself adequately, you will have more confidence on test day, which gives you a better chance at getting a good score. Follow these seven strategies to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for the ACT.

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Topics: SAT/ACT Advice





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