New SAT Scores & PSAT Scores
The Examiner published a useful review of the challenges facing students who have recently completed the PSAT in preparation for the new SAT. Nancy Griesemer’s article is careful to describe the new effort by the College Board “as part of the redesign and repackaging of SAT-related products, it has spun off no less than 16 separate […]
Product Review: aTest (for ACT) & sTest (for SAT) Pacing Watches from TestingTimers
image courtesy of TestingTimers.comTesting Timers recently asked College Parents of America to take a look at their aTest (ACT) and sTest (SAT) pacing/timing watches. Curious to see what some of our trusted friends would say, we accepted.
College Board releases more information about the redesigned SAT
image by flickr user Butz.2013 (cc license) Back in March, we previewed many of the changes slated for the SAT in March 2016. This week, College Board released a very comprehensive view of the the new test. If the test changes will affect you or your student, here's what you should be reading.
SAT Diversion: Take 1926 version of the exam
"Standardized Test Close-Up" by flickr user Shannan Muskopf, cc license Many families will have their high school students take the SAT this summer. The preparation and weight of this exam, which has been around since 1926, can make for a frustratingly stressful time in parents and students' lives. So, here's a quick but low stress diversion for parents and students alike.
Upcoming changes to the SAT: what are they and when will they be implemented?
image by flickr user Butz.2013 (cc license) If you’ve followed the news this week, you probably heard that the SAT is a-changing. While these changes won’t hit until 2016, the ‘changes’ that the SAT will undergo is really more of an overhaul. Here’s a brief summary: