Study Finds College Guide Raises Writing Scores

Written by college_counseling  |  22. March 2005

Plainedge, NY - An INTOTHEBEST Inc. study showed the INTOTHEBEST College Guide improved writing scores by as much as 12% in high school students. Students found the writing advice helpful in addition to high school English classes and SAT preparation courses. One-hundred-thirty-three students participated in the study. Students with the highest scores showed a 12% increase in overall writing score, while average students increased their writing scores by 3%. The new SAT is a rite of passage for 2.8 million students nation-wide. Students who used the INTOTHEBEST College Guide's writing advice improved their writing scores in the five areas tested on the new SAT: content development, word selection, effective sentences, focus and organization, and grammar, usage, and mechanics. About INTOTHEBEST INTOTHEBEST is one of the largest personalized college counseling companies in America. Founded in 2002 by Stephen W. Edwards and Timothy P. Van Hooser, the company offers scholarships, supported by advertising and consulting revenue, providing access to educational materials that have historically only been available to wealthy families. Over 145,000 people have downloaded the INTOTHEBEST College Guide since 2004. The company can be reached at (516) 731-3677 or http://www.intothebest.com. CONTACT INFORMATION: Timothy Van Hooser INTOTHEBEST, Inc. 866-877-BEST 516-731-3677 http://www.intothebest.com # # #

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