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by Emily Gunter

Think of a practice test as a scrimmage before the big game – you can see what the test will entail without all of the pressure and then make adjustments based on how you perform. In fact, taking practice tests is considered to be one of the most effective study techniques. So if you really […]


PSAT scores have been released just in time to add some confusion to chaotic midterms and holidays. Getting your test scores back can be exciting or excruciating. Knowing how to interpret what your test scores are telling you is an important part of improving. Fortunately, understanding your PSAT scores isn’t too hard. Just take it […]


What is the PSAT Test? The PSAT/NMSQT® test, commonly referred to as the PSAT, is much more than an early version of the SAT ® test. It is also the qualifying test for National Merit® Scholarship programs, hence the second part of its name. As such, the test can have a great deal of influence […]


Taking the PSAT/NMSQT® test is excellent preparation for the SAT® test. But it also gives your child a chance to qualify as a National Merit® Scholar. This means potential recognition for academic achievement that can lead to scholarships, both from the National Merit® Corporation and from outside sources such as participating companies and colleges. But […]


When you received your child’s PSAT/NMSQT® test scores, you may not have had much of an idea what you were looking at. Beyond knowing what all those numbers indicate, you also want to know how they correspond to your family’s next steps. You may not be sure whether you should be rejoicing or consoling, visiting […]