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Interpreting PSAT Scores

Interpreting PSAT Scores

Every October, around 1.6 million Juniors take the PSAT. You might already know that the PSAT is great practice for the SAT. However, you may not know the test could gain your child recognition and/or scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Come Senior year, the NMSC evaluates the scores and recognizes students who […]

When is the Right Time to Start Test Prep?

When is the Right Time to Start Test Prep?

You may be wondering about the best time to start standardized test prep for your child. Right now or the sooner the better could stand out as the best answers. However, several factors go into choosing the right starting time. It’s not only about getting it over with (however tempting that may be). We’ve outlined […]

SSAT VS ISEE

SSAT VS ISEE

If your child is applying to private or boarding school, the institution may required her to take the ISEE or the SSAT as an entrance exam. Both are standardized tests meant to assess students’ verbal and mathematical reasoning. Take a look below to see some of the differences and similarities of the tests. SSAT Overview […]

Superscore and Score Choice Demystified

Superscore and Score Choice Demystified

As standardized test season moves along, you may be asking some questions about your child’s scores. Do colleges have to see all of the scores from the tests your child took? Is there a way to take the best scores from each test? This is where Superscore and Score Choice come in. Take a look […]

Canceling ACT Scores

Canceling ACT Scores

Sometimes test day doesn’t go quite as planned. If this is the case, don’t panic! There are options to make sure questionable or downright disappointing scores are never seen by any colleges. Take a look below to learn the best protocol. Cancel Scores Canceling test scores is possible if something truly unexpected or destabilizing comes […]

Early Action VS Early Decision

Early Action VS Early Decision

You may hear both terms as you begin your college search, but what do they mean, and what are the differences between the two? EARLY ACTION This is the best choice if you are applying to more than one institution without a clear first choice. You are still showing interest in the institution without saying […]