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PSAT meeting teaches testing techniques

PSAT meeting teaches testing techniques

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News, Top Five, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors gathered in room 305 today to discuss study strategies and do practice problems for the Practice Scholastic Aptitude Test in preparation for the upcoming exam on Oct. 10. The 2 hours and 45 minutes test includes four sections — reading, writing, and math with and without a calcul...

Information night highlights new SAT

Information night highlights new SAT

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized testing, especially with the new SAT,” College Counseling Associate Kelly Whalen said. Bru...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The sound of clapping filled Syufy Theatre as students supported a few of their senior peers in a commendation of academic excellence. After taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) last year, current seniors’ scores were admitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) ...

Testing your options

Testing your options

October 10, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

Alice Jones Managing Editor During her summer job with a lot of free time as a receptionist, senior Niamh Fitzsimons sat with pencil in hand and an SAT book open to the practice sections, skimming the dense strategy information and focusing on more difficult math problems and the critical reading ...

The SAT does not show students’ intellect

September 19, 2008


Filed under Opinion

staff editorial The SAT is a mental marathon. Students all over the country are training for the three and one-half hours of reading and math and an essay that readers peruse for a whopping minute and 40 seconds. One day, one test and one score cannot fairly evaluate the intelligence of a student. Colleges...

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