May 31, 2017

From the Preposphere: May 31, 2017

Have fun with these links!

If you'd like to take the August SAT, register sooner rather than later. Seating is limited. (Compass Prep)

Who should take the August SAT? Will seats be available? (Compass Prep)

You can see which test centers are available by going through the SAT registration process. (PrepScholar)

Is the new SAT easier than the ACT? The answer may be more complicated than we think. (Applerouth)

Erica explains how to handle the toughest SAT and ACT transition word questions. (Erica Meltzer)

Jed Applerouth co-authored a review of the factors that influence SAT performance. (Applerouth)


The top five subject tests taken by Compass Prep students are Math Level 2, Literature, U.S. History, Chemistry, and Biology E/M. (Compass Prep)

Which Subject Tests does the new SAT overlap with? (PrepScholar)

The SAT was redesigned in 2016, but the Subject Tests are staying the same! (College Board)


Magoosh has collated four sources of useful AP U.S. History practice tests. (Magoosh)


The beta version of Erica's AP English Language and Composition book is available. (Erica Meltzer)


A physics professor explains what he likes about Common Core math. (Forbes)

Get the Math teaches students how math is used in the real world. (

Find grade-specific Common Core games and apps. (Common Sense Media)

A math teacher figures out how to catch cheaters in the U.S. History class he's teaching. (Education Realist)


Are Ivy League summer programs really worth it? (Erica Meltzer)

How do you find a mentor? (Dream School Project)

How can you stand out from other applicants? (Dream School Project)


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