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Category: PSAT

Molly Kiefer

Free SAT Resources: Your Ultimate List

Taking standardized tests like the SAT can be expensive. Here at Clemmonsdogpark, we believe everyone deserves an equal shot at academic achievement, no matter what’s in your bank account. We’re excited to share this comprehensive list of free SAT resources, including eBooks, practice tests, flashcards, study plans, and more!

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Thomas Broderick

When Do New PSAT Scores Come Out?

Short Answer: Two months after the test. Yet your scores are only the beginning. In this article, learn how to turn your PSAT scores into positive results!

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David Recine

What is the National Merit Scholarship?

The National Merit Scholarship is based primarily on PSAT scores. All finalists receive a scholarship of $2,500. Here’s everything you need to know.

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David Recine

When Do you Take the PSAT?

The Preliminary SAT, or PSAT, is a test administered by the College Board, sponsor of the SAT, that most students take in October or November during their junior year of high school, and possibly during freshmen or sophomore year.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

PSAT Test Dates

Usually, the PSAT is offered on a Wednesday in October or November. In 2016, the dates the PSAT is offered will include Wednesday, October 19; Saturday, October 22; and Wednesday, November 2. Be careful, though: your school will pick one of these dates and have the other as a backup, so make sure you know which day the main test administration will take place by talking to your guidance counselor or the person in charge of the PSAT at your school.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

What Subject Areas Does the PSAT Measure?

PSAT Subject Areas The PSAT tests lots of smaller topics under the umbrella of three larger “tests” (don’t worry, you take them at the same time—you probably just think of them as sections): the Reading Test, the Writing and Language Test, and the Math Test.   The Reading Test There are two things to consider […]

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Chris Lele

The PSAT Scoring Kerfuffle – And What it Means for You

The College Board delayed the release of PSAT scores, due to issues with the new scoring system that’s correlated with the new scoring system for the New SAT. Should you be worried?

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Rita Neumann

The New PSAT: How to Prepare

Aside from the fact that there are now going to be three PSAT exams, to be taken during specific years of middle and high school, the PSAT will also be undergoing some major content changes. These new versions of the PSAT are designed to test the same content as the new SAT, but at lower levels. The exams are meant to be aligned so that each test reflects a student’s progression from grade to grade.

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Lucas Fink

4 Ways to Cram for the PSAT

If I was being totally honest, I’d say the title of this post is misleading. Kind of a lie, even—the PSAT includes so much material that it’s impossible to cram for. But scrap that. I’m going to tell you what you want to hear, instead: it’s totally possible to cram for the PSAT. I’ll even […]

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Kristin Fracchia

PSAT vs SAT

The PSAT is basically the SAT with less risk and a less overwhelming purpose (it can get you scholarships, but it doesn’t earn you acceptance into college). The concepts are the same, the question types are the same, the instructions are the same, and the timing is similar. However, there are some very important differences that you should be aware of.

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