One of the less visible changes that the 2020 pandemic brought us was the shift to “test optional” policies at many schools across the US. Nearly 2,000 schools have now instituted this policy based not only on the lack of ability to test during lockdown, but on research showing standardized test scores do not offer […]
What mistakes should students avoid when studying for the SAT or ACT? Here are three common mistakes we see time and again at Signet and our proven solutions.
Is your student on track with their SAT or ACT test prep? If you aren’t quite sure what constitutes “on track,” this blog is for you. Read on to learn more about the proper timeline for SAT or ACT test prep. When Should Students Take the SAT or ACT? While it’s important for […]
Discover helpful test taking strategies for the SAT, ACT, and AP exams that can build students’ confidence and boost their overall performance.
Is it standardized testing time for your student? Here are ten tips for getting students on the road to acing the SAT or ACT.
Standardized Testing Standardized testing can be stressful and confusing for students. There are no specific classes designed to prepare students for these tests (with the exception of AP exams), so in many cases, students don’t know what to expect. Should they take the SAT or ACT? Does it matter which test they submit to colleges? […]
Preparing for the SAT or ACT is a challenging undertaking for high school juniors. Discover 5 principles of good standardized test preparation.
We receive many questions from families about whether their students should take the SAT, ACT, or go test optional. Here’s how to make the right decision.
Is your student trying to choose between the SAT and the ACT? Find out why they should take diagnostic tests and how the process works.
We pulled together a quick list of SAT and ACT test prep tools to help your student study smarter. Check it out!
Learn what test optional means and whether your student still needs to study for their standardized tests.
Get answers to the most common questions about the SAT & ACT.
Learn the top questions students ask about taking the SAT and ACT.
Junior fall is the ideal time for students to start standardized test preparation for the SAT and ACT. Discover why it all begins with taking a practice test.
To many families, the SAT and ACT are practically synonymous with college admissions. But there are more than a few problems with the SAT and ACT. Learn about the issues with standardized testing and what colleges are doing about it.
Learn how to help your student evaluate scoring on the SAT or ACT.
Learn how your student can prepare for their standardized tests in two months or less.
SAT Subject Tests have been discontinued. What does that mean for juniors navigating the college admissions process? Here’s what you need to know.
5 tips to help students study for their finals and 5 tips to help them get the most out of winter break.
Test prep takes some effort, but it could give your student a leg up at their dream school. And that’s worth a little extra studying.
Download this guide to get our time-tested tools and resources for successful SAT/ACT prep.
Does a sophomore need to study for the PSAT? Signet’s academic experts share their tips on PSAT preparation for sophomores.
With so many colleges making tests optional, do students need to worry about standardized testing this year? Let’s explore the possibilities.
Standardized test dates across the country have been cancelled. Here’s how to keep calm and study on.
Goal-setting is valuable when it comes to standardized testing. Learn how to set the right SAT or ACT goal score for your high school student.
Choosing wisely between the SAT and ACT can lead to improved scores and less stress.
A good score on the SAT/ACT is relative: it depends on a student’s goals.
Tips for choosing the best way to prepare for the SAT or ACT.
A closer look at what standardized testing companies do with the personal information students provide.
In this blog post, we’ll give you a step-by-step timeline for SAT/ACT test prep over the course of junior year and address some questions we often get from parents and students.
Waited until the last minute (or the last 2 months), and now you’re stressing? Here’s a plan to help you conquer the SAT or ACT with just 8 weeks of prep.
Keep your student on track with these simple guidelines.
A diagnostic exam can help your student decide which test is best for them.
The 3 questions that can help your child prepare for standardized exams.
A simple standardized testing guide for high school freshman.
An introduction to the new, rSAT Math section.
What to expect on the rSAT Writing and Language exam
What to expect on the rSAT Reading Exam
Not sure if you should take the new SAT or the ACT? Here’s how to decide.
The SAT has been redesigned this year. Find your FAQ’s about the changes here.
Here’s what to expect as a Freshman preparing for the rPSAT exam.
Practicing for the SAT/ACT? Follow these tips for taking a diagnostic test!
Official updates to the new rSAT starting March 2016.
If you’re worried about timing on a standardized test, try this exercise to pinpoint your trouble spots.
One-on-one test prep is worth it. Read on for why.
The SAT is changing in 2016—are you ready? In Part 1 of this series, learn about how Evidence-based Reading will be tested.
The SAT is changing in 2016—what does this mean for you? In Part 3 of this series, learn about how Math will be tested.
The SAT is changing in 2016—what does this mean? In Part 2 of this series, learn about how Evidence-based Writing will be tested.
The College Board just released more details on the upcoming changes to the SAT. Here’s what you need to know about the test’s format.
A guideline to the changes to the SAT that were released March 5, 2014.