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Students prepare for standardized testing

Students prepare for standardized testing

Alina Kushner, Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the Preliminary SAT exam approaching on Oct. 16, students were able to attend review sessions to discuss helpful strategies and tips with teachers to prepare for the exam.  The meetings were held both Tuesday and Wednesday during ColLab before A and E Periods. Students had the o...

PSAT meeting teaches testing techniques

PSAT meeting teaches testing techniques

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

October 5, 2018

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...

Institutions open doors

Institutions open doors

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018

Preparing for and taking standardized tests can cost an applicant’s family hundreds to thousands of dollars and dozens of hours, only for a student to receive a score that an admissions representative might take only a few seconds to look at. A rising number of major colleges and universities are making th...

PSAT memes become tradition

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE After sitting through more than three hours of the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, some students rushed to their phones to check the test memes, which have become a trend over the past few years. “They mostly make jokes out of the reading comprehension section,...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 26, 2015

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) ...

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 16, 2015

Although students completed the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, people who took the PSAT created a new internet sensation consisting of memes based on elements from the standardized test. “They’re hilarious,” junior Logan Evans said. “As soon as I take the PSAT I always go on ...

PSAT brings standardized testing to school

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 14, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors entered their assigned rooms with only a calculator and pencil this morning to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test. “It was hard because I didn’t know a lot of the material,” freshman Amelia Estes said after taking the test. The PSAT is a standardized test that ...

College counseling elective begins for juniors

College counseling elective begins for juniors

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2015

Juniors gathered in the Mother Williams Library with their ipads this morning for their first college counseling elective. “As juniors, it’s time to think about where you want to go and what’s next,” College Counseling Director Rebecca Munda said during the elective. “We’ll be using this as a...

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