SAT Deadlines

There are many SAT test deadlines coming up. This is one of the main tests that colleges require when applying to their schools. Check out our infographic on SAT deadlines so you can start preparing. While you are thinking about the SAT, sign up for a free account at CollegeFindMe.com. There, colleges can reach out to you with various offers, making your job easier!

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FAFSA: Navigating the New College Application Process

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The FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, has made a few changes this year that will affect the way you go about the college application process. We want you to have all the tools to make the best decision when it comes to choosing the best school and with that comes applying for aid. Everyone likes to save money, and even though the U.S. federal deadline for FAFSA is June 30, 2017, many states and colleges have earlier deadlines. 
The new FAFSA is now available as of October 1, 2016. 

Gender Barriers in the College Application Process

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The other day I was listening to a fascinating podcast called “What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?” by Stephen J. Dubner of Freakonomics Radio. Often we talk about the fact that there is a gender gap but we don’t always see how these gaps are created. As I was listening to the podcast, this astonishing fact came up:

 


“Historically there has been a big gap between male and female performance on the math portion of the SAT. In 2015, the average male score was 527 out of 800 possible points; the average female score: just 496″ Dubner, Stephen J. “What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?” Podcast.
Freakonomics, 20 July 2016.

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ACT vs SAT: 3 Steps to Picking the Right One

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It’s September and the weather is taking a turn for the chilly. Leaves are starting to fall, and the excitement of college prospects lingers in the air. 

 

A couple years ago I was in the same exact spot you guys are in now. I was in high school, trying to balance my school work with college applications while also being active in various clubs at school. For me that was the literary club and our school’s annual musical (I know, I’m a nerd). 

 

When walking through the hall you could hear students comparing their scores. Of course every couple of years the rubric changes so even if I told you my score, it wouldn’t have made sense. 

 

That brings us to the SAT’s. 

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