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PSAT scores were released in an email sent out to students on April 19. These scores are helpful for sophomores as they begin the college process and seek out tutoring options to prepare for their grade 11 SAT or ACT.

PSAT, useful benchmark for students beginning college process

Alix Glickman ’23, Web Features Editors May 4, 2021

Annually, Staples provides a PSAT for all freshmen, sophomores and juniors in March. Although it is just a practice SAT, the results are useful to begin the college admission process. With Staples supplying...

Freshmen and sophomores are required to take the PSAT in early March to test their skills.

PSAT provides inefficient preparation for freshman

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer March 14, 2020

The SAT: a standardized test juniors take in October measuring their knowledge and skill in school subjects. The score received will then be used to help you succeed in college and your career after that. ...

The PSAT is important

The PSAT is important

October 23, 2017

By Isabella Bullock '19 The PSAT is known to help prepare students for the SAT, and all high school students who are looking to improve their scores should take it. It’s main purpose is to give students...

[April 2017] Helicopter parents prompt security action at PSAT10 exam

[April 2017] Helicopter parents prompt security action at PSAT10 exam

April 26, 2017

By: Brendan Massoud '17 and Alex Spadacenta '17 Exceeding involvement in students’ academic and standardized-testing lives, deemed ‘helicopter parenting,’ is a phenomenon which has just recently...

New PSAT prompts mixed reactions

New PSAT prompts mixed reactions

Renee Weisz, Staff Writer October 19, 2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT was administered for the first time to juniors and sophomores both at Staples and nationally. The PSAT was conducted  in preparation for the redesigned...

Graphic by Sally Park '15

Students ponder the purpose of PPSATs

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer March 9, 2015

As sophomores are thinking about signing up for the upcoming PPSAT or PSAT simulation on March 7, all that comes to mind is how overwhelmingly early it is to be thinking about taking a test for college...

Sophomores reflect on the PPSAT

Sophomores reflect on the PPSAT

Blake Rubin, Staff Writer March 2, 2014

Crazy Cramming Clues: A Last-Minute Guide to the ACTs/SATs

Crazy Cramming Clues: A Last-Minute Guide to the ACTs/SATs

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer May 2, 2013

By the end of fourth quarter, most sluggish seniors are seasoned pros when it comes to standardized testing. From the funny joke that were pre-PSATs, to the times we were dragged to school early on Saturday...

The PPSAT, taken by sophomores in mid-March is helpful in preparing for the PSATs and SATs

PPSAT Shown Valuable in the Pre-College Process

March 12, 2010

Monica Mula '10 Web Opinions Editor Each year around mid–March, the stress levels among the grades are drastically different. Sophomores have just finished the long weeks of CAPT testing,...

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