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Mar 14

Changes Coming to the SAT . . . Not to Worry!

So you heard the press . . . MAJOR changes coming to the SAT. As the headline says, “Not to worry”! Please remember, that most of the ‘fears’ around the SAT, stem from rumors and myths about the exam. When parents and students work with me and get the facts about the test – what […]

23
Jan 14

The PSAT: What’s It REALLY All About?

The PSAT is administered to sophomores and juniors typically on the third Wednesday in October (and for some schools, on the third Saturday in October.) The purpose of the PSAT is to give students and parents an idea of what a score  could be on the SAT.  Usually, when students take the exam as sophomores […]

23
Jan 14

My Child Doesn’t Test Well!

I hear this all of the time . . .why is there such a discrepancy between school performance and grades? The answer usually involves several reasons. The forth reason and the most challenging reason will be discussed in depth. Grade inflation is rampant.  What does that mean?  Do all teachers in a school have the same […]