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ACT vs SAT?

Jun 30th, 2016 | By | Category: ACT, ACT vs SAT, Blog, College, college admission, College Board, college preparation, college testing, SAT, SAT prep

I recently heard a talk by a consultant to college students about some of the advantages of each of the big college entrance tests – the ACT and the SAT. The presenter stated a wide variety of facts about the two exams, but one thing that jumped out at me, that I want to share […]



Go After More Merit Scholarship Money

Dec 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: ACT, College, college admission, College Board, College finance, college for homeschoolers, College scholarships, FAFSA, Financial aid, Free money, Free money for college, Free tuition, GPA, Grants, merit scholarships, SAT, Scholarships, Student Debt, Student money, Test scores, Tuition resources, Uncategorized, www.homeschoolalmanac.com, www.homeschoolmagazine.com, www.homeschoolnewslink.com, www.inspirededucationmagazine.com, www.thehomeschoolreview.com

Aside from financial-need-based scholarships, many universities offer merit scholarships to students who have high test scores, good GPAs, or other academic accomplishments. Many schools are actually using these merit awards as a marketing tool to attract new students, so getting one is becoming easier. According to Money Magazine’s Kim Clark, here are some ways to […]