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How YOU Can Reduce Test Anxiety

  • Posted By: Brenna
  • December 4, 2019
It's perfectly normal to feel a little anxious about an upcoming test, especially when it's an important test like the ISEE, SSAT, ACT, or SAT. Whether you're experiencing a lot of test anxiety or a little, there are a few easy ways to help reduce anxiety before a test.

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4 Ways that Test Prep Reduces Test Anxiety

  • Posted By: Brenna
  • November 27, 2019

Test preparation is known to increase performance on high-stakes tests, but how does it help with test anxiety? Research has shown that exposure, habit formation, skills development, and online preparation are all effective methods to reduce test anxiety, and each method is linked to test preparation.

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NEW CHANGES TO THE ACT AND WHAT THEY MEAN TO STUDENTS

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • November 12, 2019

Recently the makers of the ACT announced three new changes coming to the ACT starting in September of 2020. These changes include online testing, retaking single sections, and superscores.

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What to Do 24 Hours Before the Test

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 10, 2019

You’ve practiced, studied, watched videos, and practiced some more. The test is in 24 hours and you’re prepared. But now what are you supposed to do?

For starters, take a second to breathe and congratulate yourself on all the hard work that you’ve put in preparing for this test. You’ve worked hard and there’s no reason to cram in a few hundred vocab words.

Here’s what you can do though:

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2019-2020 ACT Test Dates

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • September 3, 2019
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The 2019-2020 ACT Test Dates are officially here!

 

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Applying to college is stressful, time-consuming, and outright daunting. Taking the ACT/SAT is arguably one of the most difficult and critical components of the application process. We can help you master the content and skills you need to be confident on test day. 

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Four Tips for Relieving Testing Anxiety

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • August 5, 2019

The team here at Test Innovators knows a thing or two about the anxiety surrounding testing. There are many different methods to relieving testing anxiety but we chose our top four favorites.

#1- Learn how to study efficiently

By efficiently preparing for the test ahead of time you can help relieve stress related to taking the test because you’ll feel more prepared overall. You will also feel more comfortable with how the test is taken as well as the material on the test.

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How to Build Your ACT Success Plan

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • January 12, 2018
A student carrying a backpack walking up a long road which leads to a cloud covered mountain. The mountain is labeled "The ACT" with an arrow pointing to a high position on the mountain.

The ACT may seem like an overwhelming hurdle in your college application process. For years, it has been hyped up as one of the most important aspects of your application, and now that it's finally time to start preparing for the test, you may not be sure where to begin. However, your test prep process doesn't have to be overwhelming. Here's our simple, three-step process to craft a fool-proof ACT success strategy.

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ACT Timing: Why is Time Management so Important on the ACT?

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • November 15, 2017
An ACT bubble sheet with a pencil lying on top of it.

The ACT, like many standardized tests, is designed in order for colleges to be able to clearly see the academic differences between the one million and a half students who take the same test each year. In order to have a standard for doing so, the test must be designed to result in a variation of scores.

A common technique to design a test like this is to not only have complicated questions, but also an unforgiving time limit, making it difficult for any student to answer all of the questions correctly in the amount of time they are given.

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A Tale of Paper & Diagnostics: Timed Paper Test Mode

  • Posted By: Hannah Grandine
  • November 8, 2017

Test Innovators has yet another test prep innovation that we’re excited to share with you – Timed Paper Test Mode.

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