Carnegie Prep’s Top 5 Strategies: SAT Reading

Carnegie Prep’s Top 5 Strategies: SAT Reading

So you’re going to take the SAT: whether it’s your first time or your fifteenth, our top strategies will help give you an edge on your next sitting. These are just some of the little nuggets of wisdom that our tutors and teachers pass on to Carnegie Prep students. Our…

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Carnegie Prep’s Top 5 Strategies: SAT Math

Carnegie Prep’s Top 5 Strategies: SAT Math

The style of questions offered on both the calculator and no calculator sections of the SAT Math are, simply put, unlike most math questions you’ve seen in school. Interestingly, though, most students have actually moved beyond the type of math tested on these sections at least a year prior to taking…

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Carnegie Prep’s Top 5 Strategies: ACT Math

Carnegie Prep’s Top 5 Strategies: ACT Math

The ACT Math section is often the most challenging for students, as most of your score increases will come from sheer knowledge accumulation. In fact, in recent years the test has actually gotten harder, testing several more advanced topics than the SAT. That said, the simple questions are still very simple, and…

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Online Tutoring?

Online Tutoring?

Your tutor. Online. Any time. Anywhere. That’s right. Thanks to smart technology and our commitment to matching each student with the ideal tutor, your private teacher is just one click away when you are: Studying for a killer math exam or struggling with an English paper and need help tonight,…

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The SAT Experimental Section

The SAT Experimental Section

Hey Carnegie Prep: I’ve heard that there is an extra, experimental section on the SAT exam. What is it, and how should I approach these questions? You are absolutely correct. As of 2019, the SAT now contains a 20 minute long “experimental” section for students who take the test with…

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The Biology SAT Subject Test Explained

The Biology SAT Subject Test Explained

Hey Carnegie Prep, can you tell me more about the Biology E/M SAT Subject Test, and when should I consider taking it? The Biology E/M SAT Subject Test covers a high school biology curriculum, material that is generally done in freshman year of high school. It is one of the most popular…

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Understanding Your PSAT Score Report

Understanding Your PSAT Score Report

December! This last month of the year means holiday parties, an eagerly anticipated winter break, and that’s right — your PSAT scores. The results of that test you took back in the balmy days of October are in. You’ll receive your scores, a score report, and your test booklet (Students…

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The Art Of The College Essay

The Art of the College Essay

You’ve heard tales of this mythical beast for years, this unicorn, this Loch Ness Monster. Now it’s senior year, and it is time to confront this elusive creature head on. Behold, the college essay! Thar She Blows! Before you panic and stab someone with your harpoon read a few of…

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