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SAT Word Competition

Top Test Prep is starting a new competition on our Facebook and Twitter Pages. Here are the simple rules for the SAT Word competition: (1) Become a fan of “Top Test Prep” on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/toptestprep (2) When you see a new SAT word posted on either, simply reply back or […]

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Top SAT Vocabulary and SAT Word List

Top Test Prep has now released the most frequent and commonly tested SAT vocabulary words, with our new SAT Vocabulary and Word List.  You can download this and begin your SAT Vocabulary studying with our SAT definitions. Enjoy! The most tested, SAT Vocabulary Words and SAT Word List SAT Vocabulary Words and SAT Word List […]

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How to Improve your SAT or ACT scores

There are several ways you can improve your SAT or ACT scores.  At Top Test Prep, we have improved SAT and ACT scores by isolating the following common issues: timing and test anxiety.  We’ve found ways to help you prepare for these exams and battle these major issues. How to Improve your SAT or ACT […]

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Great Tips to Prepare for the SAT Exam

For the students out there taking SAT Exam, I would like to give a few key tips to prepare for this standardized test.  As you probably know, the SAT exam is broken down into three parts: Writing, Math, and Reading. In preparing for this exam, I’ll suggest one simple thing you can do for each […]

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Interview with Bob Morse of U.S. News College Rankings Report, Part III

How much would you estimate schools spend to lobby or market to improve their rankings? The ranking system is sort of lobby-proof. Talking to US News isn’t going to improve your ranking because they are based on quantitative numbers, a formula, but certainly schools send out brochures, try to raise their profile among other presidents […]

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Interview with Bob Morse of U.S. News & World Report Rankings, Part II

Have you seen any questionable practices put in place just so a college can increase its ranking? There was an event in the summer that came to light, even though I think it was debunked: that the president of Clemson  – they were not voting honestly on the peer assessment survey … but we have […]

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Interview with Bob Morse of U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, Part I

Meet the man behind the single most influential list in college admissions. Bob Morse is the Director of Data Research at U.S. News & World Report, the head of its revered college ranking system. As the force behind a series of annual publications that have achieved unanticipated fame within higher education, Bob Morse has helped […]

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When Schools Typical Inform Early Decision Applicants

  Below you will see when some colleges traditionally release their early decision application results and decisions. Boston University – December 15th; Bowdoin College – Mid-December; Brown University – December 14th, 5pm EST online; Caltech – Emailed on 12th of December by noon PST Carnegie Mellon – Mailed as early as December 12th Columbia ED […]

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Writing the Best Scholarship Essay

Here’s some good advice on how to write the best scholarship essay… We’ve told you to take your scholarship essays seriously. So where and how do you begin? Here are some helpful questions to get you started: What attributes do you wish to convey? – In order to answer this question, you should at the […]

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Georgetown | DC | Maryland | Virginia Tutoring

Top Test Prep is proud to offer private tutoring in Washington DC, including tutoring for Georgetown, GWU, Catholic, Howard and American University students, as well as the broader Washington DC community. Top Test Prep Location: 3615 Wisconsin Ave, NW Washington DC 20016 (800) 501-7737 As many of our readers know, we have been expanding rapidly. […]

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