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Standardized Tests: PSAT, SAT, ACT, and TOEFL

For good or bad, standardized tests are an important part of the college admissions process. Not only do high scores improve your chance of getting into a good college, they can also lead to tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships.
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  2. AP - Advanced Placement (16)
  3. SAT (129)
  4. SAT Subject Tests (6)
  5. SAT, ACT, and GPA Graphs (441)
  6. Test Prep Products and Reviews (2)

SAT, ACT, Both or Neither?
Ten differences are outlined to help you choose the right exam.

Optional SAT Scores - Should SAT and ACT Scores Be Optional?
More and more colleges and universities are making sat scores and act scores an optional part of the application. Share your thoughts - should colleges make the sat and act part of the college admissions process?

Does the PSAT Matter? Should I Put Effort Into PSAT Preparation?
Does the PSAT matter? Does it matter if I get good or bad scores on the PSAT? Will colleges see my PSAT scores? Find the answers in this PSAT FAQ.

Low SAT or ACT Scores? These Colleges Don't Require the Tests.
Applicants can choose from over 850 test-optional colleges.

Which is the Better Exam, the SAT or the ACT?
Readers voice their opinions

Converting ACT Scores to SAT Scores
Converting ACT to SAT Scores is not a precise science, but this article and table will give you a good sense of how an SAT score compares to an ACT score.

Test Prep Information at About.com
Visit About.com's Test Prep site for a wealth of information.

PSAT/NMSQT Information
Information for the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Exam. (Registration is done through your high school)

A look at the Test of English as a Foreign Language in the college admissions...
Learn about the score you'll need on the Test of English as a Foreign Language

TOEFL Registration and Information
The official Educational Testing Service site for the Test of English as a Foreign Language.

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