Category Archives: Test Prep

What is the Highest ACT Score? By Thomas Broderick

This blog post originally appeared on the Magoosh high school blog.

So you’ve come to learn about the highest ACT score? Welcome! First thing’s first: What is the highest ACT score? 36. 36 composite (overall), and 36 in each test (or section). Still reading? That’s awesome! Most people, once they learn that the highest ACT score is 36, go on their merry way. But if you’re seeking to raise your ACT score to such sky-high levels, read on for some tips and tricks to reach the top of the ACT score charts.

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Admissions Tests for International Students

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IELTS for the USA

International English Language Testing System

What is IELTS?

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, a test designed to assess the language ability of non-native speakers of English for admissions into higher education and other purposes. IELTS tests all four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

 

 

 

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Graduating Debt-Free: Earning Credit with CLEP Exams Save Time. Save Money. Earn Credits with CLEP.

This article was brought to us by the College Board.

Matt Frame’s parents didn’t want him to graduate from college with mounds of debt, so they encouraged him to start earning credit, inexpensively, while still in high school. Matt soon learned about the College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®) and how earning a passing score on a CLEP exam could earn him 3 or more credits.

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3 Things to Do the Mornings of Your Final Exams By Heather Hamilton

161214_studying_student_desk_examSometimes, the morning of a final exam can feel like a relief. For many students, the work has already been done, and now comes the time to simply show off what you’ve learned. For others, the actual taking of a test can present a great source of anxiety. No matter which category you fall into, having a solid routine on the morning of your final exam can be very helpful.

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5 Things Students Should Know About College-Level Exams By Heather Hamilton

pen-writing-notes-studyingAs a new college student, it is easy to feel outside of your element. You’re adjusting to a new schedule, new friends, even new ways of eating your meals. Not to mention academically, classes and exams that vary greatly from your high school experience. While things are different and perhaps even difficult, they aren’t impossible — especially if you keep in mind these five things about college-level exams.

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What is the Difference Between TOEFL iBT and TOEFL PBT? By Brianna Burrows

This post was brought to us by Study in the USA.

160930_students_laptopInternational students have to make many decisions when planning to study in the USA. Some will have to decide if they need to take the TOEFL or IELTS exam depending on the program to which they are applying. In general, most international students will take the TOEFL exam once they have decided to study in the USA. Most international students do not know there are two versions of the TOEFL exam.

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