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What to Take to the Catholic High School Entrance Exam

Time for your Catholic high school entrance exam? If you're wondering what to take with you to the Catholic high school entrance exam, have a look at this list, which also shows what [more…]

Conquering Reading Comprehension Questions on the HSPT, COOP, or TACHS

Reading comprehension might be a challenge for some students, but you can't avoid it on your Catholic high school entrance exam. Improve your reading comprehension with help from these tips: [more…]

Math Tips for the HSPT, COOP, and TACHS

All three Catholic high school entrance exams feature some type of math section. You can score well on the math section of the HSPT, COOP, or TACHS if you follow these tips: [more…]

Language Question Help for Catholic High School Entrance Exams

No matter which version of the Catholic High School Entrance Exams you're taking (HSPT, COOP, or TACHS), you can expect to be tested on your basic understanding of the English language. That means you [more…]

Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you want to attend a Catholic high school, you must pass one of three Catholic high school entrance exams: the HSPT, the COOP, or the TACHS. Never fear. When armed with the right math, language, reading [more…]

Reviewing the GED Tests and What They Cover

Before you begin to prepare for something as important as passing the GED tests, you need to know what you’re getting into — namely, what the GED tests are all about. Each test is a series of multiple-choice [more…]

How to Do Your Best on the GED Tests

You plan to take the GED tests because you want to receive your high school diploma equivalency, right? You’re spending the time and money to take the tests, so why not ensure that you do your best? To [more…]

Reduce Your Anxiety before and during the GED Test

You may be the type of person who experiences a lot of anxiety and panic before taking a test. Instead of working yourself up as test day approaches, spend your energy and time preparing for the GED. Do [more…]

What to Bring — And Not to Bring — to the GED Test Center

Before you leave your house to go to the GED test center on test day, make sure you take a few important items (like your picture ID) with you — and leave behind a few other items [more…]

The GED For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The GED test is actually five tests that cover language arts, social studies, science, and math and earn you a high school equivalency diploma. The key to passing the GED is preparing for it.Review the [more…]

How to Write Brilliant Essays in Exams

It’s common to feel nervous before exams, but this shouldn’t affect your ability to think clearly and write well on the day to gain the grades you deserve. Discover how to approach exams effectively, and [more…]

Web Resources for Taking GED Tests in Canada

If you’re looking for online information about taking the General Education Development (GED) test in Canada, the official GED site is a great place to start. The GED Testing Service Web site offers online [more…]

How to Get the Most Out of GED Practice Tests

To pass the General Education Development (GED) test with flying colors, try a few practice tests. Reviewing typical GED test questions and feeling confident with your answers is a great way to prepare [more…]

Test-Taking Tips for the GED

You can increase your General Education Development (GED) test score by practicing – and mastering – a few smart test-taking strategies. Follow these GED tips and you’ll feel more confident at test-time [more…]

Canadian GED Tips for Newcomers to Canada

The Canadian General Education Development (GED) tests are generally provided in English and require a level of English understanding equal to that of most Grade 12 students. If you are new to Canada, [more…]

The Canadian GED For Dummies Cheat Sheet

In Canada, passing the General Educational Development (GED) tests grants you a high school equivalency certificate or diploma, which can give you an advantage over other job or education candidates. Prepare [more…]

Managing Time on the SAT Math Sections

Students often ask how to budget their time on the SAT. You have only a certain amount of time to complete any one SAT math section, and you need to make the best use of that time to optimize your score [more…]

Using Calculators on the SAT

When taking the SAT, you're allowed to use a calculator. Calculators can save a lot of time on the SAT if you save them for when you can't quickly and easily do a calculation in your head. The more complicated [more…]

Topics Covered in the Math Sections of the SAT

You have a much better chance of getting a good SAT math score if you know what to expect. Focusing your study time on what will be included in the math sections of the SAT [more…]

SAT Math For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Although there's no shortcut to success on the math sections of the SAT, you can study and prepare in order to get the best SAT score you possibly can. Knowing what'll be on the test [more…]

How to Figure Out Vocabulary Definitions for the SAT

You can come through the vocabulary section of the SAT with flying colors if you can prepare for the test by grouping words into logical clusters. During the test, you can figure out word definitions from [more…]

Study Suggestions for SAT Vocabulary

After you're introduced to new SAT vocabulary words, just how are you going to fix them permanently in your brain? Use the ideas in the following list to help: [more…]

Vocabulary Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes for the SAT

Your time with the vocabulary section of the SAT will be easier if you take the time to master some basic prefixes, roots, and suffixes ahead of time. Knowing these word parts can help you determine the [more…]

SAT Vocabulary For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The vocabulary section of the SAT can be less intimidating if you adopt good study habits ahead of time and use some simple tips to figure out SAT word definitions. Do your best to lodge some of the most [more…]

The ASVAB Subtests: Paper Version

If you take the ASVAB at a Military Entrance Test (MET) site, you’ll likely take the paper-and-pencil version of the test. The following table outlines the subtests on the paper version of the ASVAB, including [more…]


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