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When Should I Start Prepping for the SAT® Exam?

August 05, 2017, 10:10 AM
Knowing the best time to start prepping for the SAT® and finding your personal “sweet spot” can increase scores and make the process a lot less stressful.  While most students should begin preparing no later than fall of the sophomore year, it really depends on your situation and goals.  Here are a few questions to...
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Why Colleges Still Require The SAT®

June 29, 2017, 12:54 PM
Ten years ago, there was a big push to make the SAT® (and ACT®) optional in college admissions. While the “test-optional” movement received lots of good press, SAT® score averages at colleges and universities continued to climb. Since then, ironically, the SAT® has become an even more important factor in college admissions than ever...
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College Board Offers New Summer SAT® Exam Dates

June 14, 2017, 12:15 AM
For the first time in over forty years, the College Board will offer a new summer SAT® in August 2017 and plans to continue the practice going forward. The least popular test option, the January test, will be eliminated next year as well. For years students, parents and counselors have been asking for a...
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Which Colleges Superscore the SAT®?

June 08, 2017, 12:44 PM
Everyone knows the importance of test scores in college admissions but fewer understand the importance of the SAT® superscore, a little-known scoring tool used by many “top” colleges.  Understanding the role of superscoring can help students better prepare for the SAT® and take full advantage of this useful scoring tool. What is an SAT®...
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5 Tips to Perform Well on SAT® Exam Day

June 30, 2016, 08:51 AM
  As friends and family know, for a high school student, the last year and a half before heading off the college is an intense one: applying to universities, taking AP classes, volunteering and taking every standardized test known to man, including the all-important SAT®. Students definitely learn a lot, and with determination and...
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How Old Should a Student Be to Start Prepping for the SAT®?

June 10, 2016, 10:40 PM
One of the most important parts of getting into a good university is getting a good score on the SAT® exam. The SAT® is the most recognized standardized test that most universities use to gauge which applicants will thrive at their campus. A common question we get here at Kranse Institute is how old...
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How to Apply for a Fee Waiver on the SAT® Exam

June 08, 2016, 10:51 PM
Taking standardized tests like the SAT® isn’t cheap. Various registration costs, score report costs, late fees -- among other fees -- can quickly add up. Here’s a list of various fees associated with the SAT®: Registration Fee – $52.50Subject Test Fee – $26Language with Listening Test – $26All other SAT® Subject Tests – $16...
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Recommended Free SAT® Practice Tests

June 03, 2016, 12:57 PM
Kranse Institute recommends taking the free College Board SAT® practice test to all of our students. Download your free SAT® practice tests by clicking the links below: (source: College Board) SAT® Practice Test 7:                                        ...
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Kranse Institute New SAT® Format Prep

April 29, 2016, 01:26 PM
High school students who want to get into the country’s best universities do their best to take AP and Honors courses, participate in sports and other extracurricular activities and study for important standardized tests like the SAT® and ACT®. But what if you could have an insider edge by learning test taking strategies that...
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Kranse Institute Online SAT® Prep Course

April 28, 2016, 05:00 PM
Kranse Institute's online SAT® prep course is wowing students and parents alike due to its ease of use and score increase guarantee. As college-bound high school students move away from rigid, in-person weekend prep workshops and towards convenient and flexible online courses, Kranse Institute's course stands out among the crowd.Reassured by its money-back guarantee...
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