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Understanding Your PSAT Results

on January 12, 2016 in Alerts, Standardized Tests
Understanding Your PSAT Results

Students who took the new PSAT in October of 2015 recently received their score reports and can view their scores here. There has been a lot of confusion as to how to interpret the results, but this video and article each provide an excellent overview of interpreting your scores and the National Merit process. Many students have asked […]

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The New SAT Explained

on December 21, 2015 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines
The New SAT Explained

        Jed Applerouth of Applerouth provided a dynamic and thorough update on the new SAT at the recent IECA Conference in Arizona. His valuable insights gave me a new take from earlier sessions on this test.     New SAT is an achievement rather than aptitude test, back to the original roots Sentence […]

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Free Resources for ACT and SAT Tests

Free Resources for ACT and SAT Tests

Applerouth is offering free mock tests this summer in Seattle. Students need to register for the mock SAT and ACT. Applerouth also offers online mock tests, including tests with extended time for students using accommodations. The College Board is teaming up with Kahn Academy to provide free practice tests and test prep, register here!

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First Full Length Version of the New PSAT Released

on April 1, 2015 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines
First Full Length Version of the New PSAT Released

Jed Applerouth provides an excellent analysis of the new PSAT to be offered to juniors this October 2015. This test will be used to establish National Merit status and is a good preview for all students scheduled to take the new SAT during their junior year.

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