College Prep Genius
Special Replay: All About Mandatory Testing
Special Replay! Want to know all about mandatory testing? Or is testing even mandatory? Want to know all about mandatory testing? Or is testing even mandatory? In this podcast with author, Jean Burke you'll learn what is expected for college entrance and the standard - as of now, that yes, testing is mandatory for college entrance. Learn more in this podcast.
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Show Notes: Mandatory Testing
* What is a standardized test?
* Will people stop using standardized tests?
* Standardized tests are required for typical college entrance.
* SAT and ACT tests level the playing field
* 0 differs from high school to high school
* 85% percent of colleges admit and give scholarships on test scores alone.
* Use reliable sources, don’t believe just anyone who says students no longer need to take standardized tests
* Standardized tests level the playing field.
* Homeschoolers typically score higher on SAT or ACT
* Prep books don’t help as well as understanding strategies
* Roadmap to studying for tests – see Jean’s site at CollegePrepGeinus.com
* As homeschoolers, you can incorporate test prep in your homeschool curriculum
* Not understanding the test can be more stressful
* Once you understand the recurring patterns and standardization of the test you can answer the questions in thirty seconds or less.
Important information for college entrance - includes mandatory testing
* Rankings – not as important but a factor
* Community Service, Sports, clubs, part-time jobs
* Test score