College admissions informational blog

The Re-designed PSAT–test content, timing, and sample questions

The 2017 PSAT is either October 11 or October 14 (check with your school).  Here is the breakdown of the test content and timing: Critical Reading–60 minutes–47 questions Writing and Language–35 minutes–44 questions Math (no calculator allowed)–25 minutes–17 questions (multiple-choice & student-produced) Math (calculator allowed)–45 minutes–31 questions (multiple-choice & student-produced) Take a look at sample … Read More »

Summer is the perfect time to prepare for your future! Camps, enrichment, and more!

Summertime is THE PERFECT TIME for students to  jump-start their futures!  One of the most rewarding things students can do is to participate in an academic enrichment program on a college/university campus. By doing so, students can sample college life academically and socially. explore career options. broaden their knowledge of a particular subject. learn more … Read More »

Spring Has Sprung! Sophomores and Juniors, spring into college admissions now!

Applying to college can be overwhelming if you don’t plan!  The college admissions process is easier for those who create a calendar of tasks and follow through.  Most importantly, be  sure to get started by the beginning of junior year! Here are some things all underclassmen should remember: Consider taking college courses while still in high school. … Read More »

Can Students Get Testing Accommodations for the SAT & ACT? Yes!

Students with documented disabilities can receive accommodations for such when they take the SAT and ACT. SAT. From The College Board: “If you have a documented disability, you may be eligible for accommodations on SAT Program tests. Visit our Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) site for information about accommodations, the request process, and required documentation. If you’ve … Read More »

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