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Knowledge Is Power

No matter what test you’re preparing for, the first step in any successful prep program is understanding the rules of the game. Or, as a wise man (Kendrick Lamar? Pretty sure it was Kendrick) once said, “Know your enemy.”

Fortunately, we’ve been around the block a few times, so we know a few things — almost 40 years’ worth of things, in fact. And because you’re our favorite, we want you to be able to know things, too. So if you have questions about the test, from scoring to accommodations to fundamental strategies, you can find the answers here. And if you don’t see the information you’re looking for, let us know at help@inspirica.com and we’ll fill in the gap just as soon as we can.

Admissions
James Giusti

Understanding Your SSAT Score Report

So, you took the SSAT test and have been waiting patiently for that all-important SSAT score report. You finally got it and now have a list of numbers, but what do they all mean? We’re

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grad school test prep
GMAT
Donald Viscardi

GMAT Math — An Overview

What’s It All About? Many students who’ve decided to take the GMAT for business school break out into a cold sweat when faced with the prospect of studying math on the quantitative section of the

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Independent School Admissions
James Giusti

Best Third-Party SSAT Prep Materials 2020

We know that there are a lot of options out there for SSAT prep materials and sometimes it can seem overwhelming. We periodically review the best prep material options to make it easier for you

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Why Test Prep Works
GMAT
Donald Viscardi

GMAT vs. GRE for MBA

Which Test Should I Take? Once you’ve decided to apply to business school, one of the first questions you’ll have to deal with is, Should I take the GMAT or the GRE, since business schools

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math homework help
ACT
Ryan Furiness

An Overview of What’s Tested on the ACT Math Section

Math can be one of the trickiest sections to prep for on the ACT because it offers a uniquely challenging blend of difficult content-based questions and aggressive pacing. Inspirica is here with an overview of the ACT Math section to get you started on the road to crushing the test.

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ACT
Ryan Furiness

Strategies for ACT English: How to Crush the Section

Once students get a handle on the various question-types that show up on the ACT English section, the next step is mastering the best strategies for the section. I like to tell students that ACT English tests pattern recognition as much as any grammar concept; viewing the section in that way is key to maximizing your score.

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ACT
Ryan Furiness

An Overview of What’s Tested on the ACT English Section

English is an area of the ACT that tends to intimidate students who are beginning their prep. In reality, though, this section isn’t as scary as it seems. The first step to conquering ACT English is understanding the structure of the section and what is tested. We’re here with an overview of what’s on the English section.

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