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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.



Best Test Prep Tutors In Chicago

One-on-one tutoring is a tool many parents use to help their children get through subjects they may find difficult. Utilizing a tutor for test preparation for crucial exams like the ACT and SAT is a great way to ease through the college application process more smoothly.



Due To State Cut, Some Students Must Take ACT Twice

The State of Illinois decided to scrap the writing portion of the ACT to save money, and for some students, that has turned out to be a problem.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012


ACT Scores Show Many Illinois Students Aren’t Ready For College

The class of 2011 is heading off to college this fall, but a new study suggests many aren’t ready.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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Suburban Student Earns Perfect SAT, ACT Scores

The Naperville Central senior is a straight-A student, co-captain of the Science Olympiad Team, volunteers at a rehabilitation hospital and that’s just for starters.


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Analysis: Illinois Students Not Ready For College

Many juniors in some of the most prestigious suburban high schools are not considered ready for college.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010