When should I take my SAT subject tests?

Posted by Martha C. on 7/5/19 5:24 PM

Planning for the SAT subject tests is one piece of the college admissions process that oftentimes goes overlooked.  They are forgotten for good reason: in the midst of planning for your AP and honors coursework, juggling your extracurricular activities, and studying for the SAT or ACT, planning for the subject tests can fall by the wayside.

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Mastering the SAT Subject Tests, Easier Than You Think! – Physics

Posted by Alex O. on 9/17/18 11:08 PM

Take math and apply it to real-world phenomena, and one of the things you get is physics! The Physics SAT Subject Test is a great way to show universities that you have a solid understanding of using math concepts to approach complex problems. As a result, taking the Physics Subject Test can be beneficial not only for those hoping to pursue science and engineering but also those thinking about business, economics, and political science. So let’s talk about the Physics Subject Test!

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4 Tricks For Solving Any Physics Problem

Posted by Jacob on 10/26/16 6:14 PM

Physics can be intimidating, all those pulleys and protons and projectile motion. If you approach it with the right mindset, however, even the hardest problems are usually easier than you think. When you come up against a tough question, don’t panic. Instead, start with these short, easy tricks to help you work through the problem. 

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Getting To Know ETS Physics Tests... Really Well

Posted by Antonio Levy on 5/27/15 11:00 AM


Much like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day, those who take many ETS physics tests may develop a feeling of déjà vu... 

ETS is many things: creative is not one of them. It uses the same questions over and over and over. Therefore, the best way to study for standardized tests of any kind (especially in physics) is to take lots of practice tests

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Physics Tutor: 3 Tricks for Physics Standardized Tests

Posted by Antonio Levy on 1/5/15 1:22 PM

Sometimes, you just do what you gotta do. 

Learning to take standardized physics exams, like the AP Physics exam or the SAT Physics Subject Test, is not unlike trying to become fluent in a foreign language. Both follow highly idiosyncratic logic and are best learned through practice. (And believe it or not, standardized physics exams have less to do with physics than physics aficionados would like.) Now before you combust, hear me out. I’m not saying that the tests don’t contain physics, or that understanding physics won’t help you; I’m saying that it is only one of many factors in these exams.

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