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What’s A Good SAT/ACT Score?

One of the most common questions parents ask us at Revolution Prep is, “what is a good SAT®/ACT® score?” Like with many things in life, the answer is, “it depends.” Trying to understand where a student needs to score to get into his top choice...

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Grades vs. Test Scores

There’s no doubt that a your GPA is the most important factor when applying to college. But it’s also important to keep in mind that your GPA is just the baseline as almost everyone applying to a highly competitive college already has a high GPA....

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How to Help Your Child Navigate the College Search

Parents should be consultants, not directors, in the college search process. Every year, we see kids who struggle to make it through their first year of college. In most cases, they also had difficulties with the college application process, which was often driven by their parents....

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How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation for College

Letters of recommendation from teachers, school counselors and other sources can help college admissions officers get a more complete picture of applicants. For instance, at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, a large public institution, admissions officers aren't able to interview undergraduate applicants, says Bobbie Jean S. Huerth,...

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Happy Chinese Moon Festival from PACP!

This year, PA College Prep celebrated the Chinese Moon Festival by arranging home-made moon cakes as gifts to thank our Police and Fire Departments for all their hard work. The City of West Covina's Mayor Pro Tem, Tony Wu, along with PA College Prep Director,...

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Last-Minute SAT and ACT Prep

Test day is almost here, but there’s still time to study. Whether you’re well-prepared, semi-prepared or not at all prepared, we have several last-minute prep strategies that can help you boost your score. Note: SAT deducts points for incorrect answers but there is no penalty for...

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Top Standardized Test-Taking Tips

Fastweb's top test taking tips for standardized tests. f you’re taking a standardized test soon, whether it’s the SAT, ACT, MCAT, GRE or one of the other tests, there are a few tips that can help you prepare. Find out how to make the most of...

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