Test Basics: Content, Question Types, and More!
By Kelly Roell, About.com Guide
Your guidance counselor already scheduled you to take the PSAT - you might as well get a good PSAT score, right? You may even get a scholarship or two out of it. Who knows?
- CR: Sentence Completions
- CR: Passage-Based Reading
- PSAT Writing
- Writing: Identifying Sentence Errors
- Writing: Improving Sentences
- Writing: Improving Paragraphs
You've studied for four years of high school, gotten good grades, and tried your best. The question plaguing your mind is, "Can I get into college?" Taking the ACT, and acing it, is one way to help yourself out. Here are the ACT basics to get you started.
- Writing the ACT Essay
- ACT Test-Taking Tips
- How Much Does the ACT Cost?
- How to Find Old ACT Scores
Your future is waiting for you! Are you prepared to reach out and claim it? The SAT is one way to grab that destiny of your dreams, so here's the lowdown on what you need to know about it.
- The SAT Essay
- What's an SAT Subject Test?
- Top 10 SAT Test Tips
- SAT iPhone Apps
- How to Find Old SAT Scores
You did it! You made it out of undergrad. The thing is...you want more. The GRE is your first stop to grad school, and below, you'll find the basics to master this test.
- Prior GRE vs. Revised GRE
- How Do Revised GRE Scores Compare To Old GRE Scores?
- Revised GRE Structure
- Revised GRE Basics
- Revised GRE Verbal
If you're a business-minded student thinking about getting that MBA, then the GMAT is your first step. Read the basics about the test, GMAT tips, and more to get you on your way.
- GMAT 101
- The Test Layout
- GMAT Verbal
- Verbal: Sentence Corrections
- Verbal: Reading Comprehension
- Verbal: Critical Reasoning
- GMAT Quantitative Reasoning
- Quant: Problem-Solving
- Quant: Data Sufficiency
- GMAT Analytical Writing
- How to Find Old GMAT Scores
The LSAT is one tough nut to crack before you plunge into law school. Can you master it? Before you can even try, you'll need to know what you're facing. Read here for the LSAT test sections and much more!
- LSAT 101
- LSAT Logical Reasoning
- LSAT Analytical Reasoning
- LSAT Reading Comprehension
- How Do Law Schools Use the Writing Sample?
If you've always dreamed of becoming a physician, then take a gander at the MCAT basics below. Here, you'll find some tips, the test format, and other articles to help you score your highest.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language can be tough! Do you know what to expect? See the details, here!
Here's the basic information you need to succeed on the Test of English for International Communication.