Tag: psat

How to Navigate Standardized Testing During the College Application Process

CollegeXpress Student Writer

With so many exams, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out standardized tests on your own. Here's a breakdown to help you out! read more

Re-examining the SAT: How It's Used Beyond College Admission

Founder, First Choice College

Before you take the PSAT or SAT, it's important to know how the tests are used for admission decisions and in determining college merit scholarships. read more

What Are Test-Optional Colleges All About?

Freelance Writer

Test-optional schools (aka schools that don't require SAT or ACT scores) have been changing college admissions in a big way. Here's what "test-optional" is all about and what you need to know as you apply to colleges. read more

4 Things You Need to Know Before Taking Practice Admission Tests

Student, Heritage Christian School

A few things to keep in mind while searching for the perfect practice admission test regimen... read more

The New PSAT and What You Need to Know About It!

Student, The High School of Performing and Visual Arts

Come October 2015, it's a whole new PSAT for the Class of 2017 and beyond . . . read more

Get Ready for the Pre-, Pre-, Pre-, Pre-SAT

Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

You've likely heard that big changes are coming to the SAT, but did you know the PSAT is also getting a major makeover? Read on to learn what to expect and how to prepare. read more

Does the SAT Measure Intelligence?


If I told you that Jack scored 1500 on the SAT, but Jill scored 2300 on the SAT, your immediate reaction is to believe that Jill is more intelligent than Jack. But is that really true? read more

Everything You Need to Know About the SAT and ACT

Editor, Carnegie Communications

SAT, ACT, PSAT--how many test acronyms are there?! Enough that we decided to put together this standardized tests guide, from the role the SAT and ACT play in admission to insider test-taking tips and everything in between. read more