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In the best of worlds you compile a list of colleges, find the most compatible one, and are accepted. Then you have a great time, graduate, and head off to a budding career. But if you're transferring between schools, this article of frequently asked questions can help.
Real questions from students about the SAT get answered from college planning and admissions experts in this article.
Knowing general test-taking strategies for the TOEFL and tips specific to the format you will take the test in, such as the paper-based test or the iBT, will help you on test day
Read actual questions from students about the application essay and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts
The major difference between public universities and private colleges lies in how they are funded. If you're looking for more information about the difference between public and private universities, read on in this article.
'A' students might seem like they have more opportunities, but there's a lot they can learn from 'C' students.
It is imperative that you find your voice in order to be successful at writing your scholarship essay. Here are five guidelines for helping you define your voice.
Learn the main differences between a CV and a resume with this article.
Most resumes should have a skills section that talks about the skills, abilities, and talents of the person writing the resume. To make sure you put together your skills section correctly, read this page for tips and advice.
How to talk about your education on your resume, how to highlight what your best at, and how to avoid the most problematic parts, is an important skill. Find out more with this article.
Writing up your resume is one of the most important parts of trying to get your career going, and here you'll find tips and information that should help you out.
Putting together your resume can be stressful, but you can alleviate a lot of that stress with all the tips and information available here and throughout Peterson's. Find out what you need to do to make the most of your resume here.
You have your SAT scores in your hand. Now what? Read about the next steps in this article from Peterson's.
These tips for the SAT Subject Tests are considered "tried and true." This article contains tips and strategies to improve your SAT scores.
Some academic institutions use your SAT scores to consider your application. Learn more about how your SAT scores can affect your ability to get into the college you want.
Try these sample SAT Subject Test (formerly known as the SAT II) questions to get familiar with question types and see where to focus your study time
Tips and strategies for the SAT test can be very helpful on test day and learning how to approach the test should be part of your SAT prep in addition to working on content. Learn more in this article.
What does the SAT consist of, how long are each sections, and what are they? Find out the answers to these questions and more with this article.
Learn more about how your SAT scores matter in this article from Peterson's.
Before starting SAT prep to improve your SAT scores, you can answer these sample SAT test questions to see where you should focus your study time
Created in the 1920s, the SAT has been around for as long as most of us can remember and continues to be a significant benchmark used by America's best colleges and universities to select each year's incoming freshman class.
The SAT is a standard college entrance exam that measures skills in math, reading, and writing. The first section is always a written essay, which takes 25 minutes
SAT prep is crucial to improving your SAT scores and Peterson's SAT book provides plenty of practice tests and subject reviews.
Use SAT prep to improve your SAT scores by taking an online course for the SAT with personalized lessons, quizzes, and practice tests.
You'll want to make sure that your resume accentuates and emphasizes your particular honors and achievements. Find out how to do that successfully with the information here.
Does your state require the ACT? Many do, and more are contemplating making the test mandatory. Find out if yours is one of them here.
An SAT practice test can help you improve your SAT scores. SAT prep will help you recognize strengths and weakness and learn where to focus your study time.
Attending a private college gives you numerous opportunities to learn, including reputation, smaller class sizes, lower student-to-teacher ratio, and attractive financial aid packages. Find out more about private colleges here.
In this article, you'll find information about how online degree programs actually function, along with how you can find them, and what their advantages are.
From how to find career schools that are good for you, to what you should do when you're visiting their campuses, this article has everything you need to know about how to choose a career college.