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Megan T Dorsey

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Member since: Jun 16, 2012

Megan Dorsey is a nationally recognized expert in test preparation and college admissions who has helped thousands of students prepare for the SAT, ACT, scholarships, and college admission. She is an experienced teacher and former high school counselor who has worked with students of all ability levels and backgrounds. Before founding College Prep, LLC, Megan served as a college counselor at Westside High School, where she developed the SAT and college planning curriculum for the Houston Independent School District (HISD). In her last year at Westside, the graduating class of 550 seniors earned over million in scholarships and attended prestigious schools such as Yale, MIT, Rice, Harvard, and Stanford.

Megan is a former SAT essay reader for the College Board, a Texas Education Agency-certified high school teacher and counselor, and a member of the expert panel for, a college admissions resource site. She earned her B.A. at Rice University, her M.Ed. at the University of Houston, and her Certificate in College Counseling at UCLA.

Megan shares college planning and test preparation tips on her blog and works to personally answer all student and parent questions. Learn more at

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Are you confused by the scores on college admissions tests? How is the ACT scored? What happens with the four sections-- English, Math, Reading, and Science? How can you compare ACT and SAT scores?

Reference & Education> Standardized Tests l 2 years ago

Are you preparing for college admission or scholarship applications that require SAT scores? Your SAT results can be the difference between getting in, earning that scholarship, or denial. Learn top

Reference & Education> Standardized Tests l 2 years ago

Any college or university that requires applicants to submit standardized test scores for admissions will accept either the SAT or the ACT. Which test is better for you? Find out which test plays to

Reference & Education> Standardized Tests l 2 years ago

"My son has special needs. What should we do about him taking the SAT? What accommodations can or should he have?" The answer depends in part on the type of special needs your son has. Learning

Reference & Education> Special Education l 2 years ago

Your ACT score is based on how many questions you answer correctly in each of the four graded sections. Unlike the SAT, the ACT does not deduct any points for wrong answers, so it benefits you to

Reference & Education> Standardized Tests l 2 years ago

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