While you wait for your PSAT scores to come out in December, spend some time now checking out the ACT and taking a practice test so that once December arrives, you can sit down with both sets of scores and decide which road you’re heading down.
While private middle schools often require standardized test scores as part of the application process, these scores are nowhere near as significant a factor in admissions decisions as one might expect. Jeff Knox and John Jones explain why and how to keep those scores in context.
Students often miss competitive summer opportunities because deadlines are in the fall. The summer after junior year is a great time to step up and out because, with two months free, you can get a job, volunteer, work as an intern, study abroad, take a pre-college course on campus, volunteer, or design your own independent study. A productive summer means that you can pursue your interests at a deeper level, learn something new, explore a career, or just get better at an activity that you really love.
Tutor Massiha Habibi tackles the question we hear all the time -- "Why do test scores go up and down" -- and addresses several key factors that make being consistent difficult.
Researching for private high school admissions requires planning. Demonstrating interest with relevant, specific questions at all events is important, as is preparing students for their interviews.
Andrew DuFresne helps parents and students navigate the world of SSAT Flex Tests, so that students are taking the right test, on the right day, in the right way.