3 Test Prep Student Profiles

The Proactive Student

This student makes full use of the summer between sophomore and junior year.
He prepares for the PSAT upcoming in mid-October and maps out a strategy for taking the SAT/ACT or both during 11th grade.
Once PSAT scores become available, he immediately studies the accompanying feedback in order to assess his performance. Specifically, he identifies areas which need improvement and actively works to improve the skills necessary to perform well on SAT/ACT in December.
He takes an SAT/ACT in December.
He takes another SAT/ACT in March-early April.
He may wish to retake the SAT/ACT in May-June.
He takes a final SAT/ACT in July-August.
He begins work on college admissions and on college essays.

See accompanying pages which show all test dates and indicate when feedback services are available for both tests. Always make use of feedback services to continue to refine performance-always!

The Active Student

This student maps out a strategy for taking the SAT/ACT during the junior year.
He takes the PSAT in mid-October.
He takes the SAT/ACT for the first time in March-early April.
He evaluates feedback from his test to prepare for a retake.
He retakes the SAT/ACT in May-June or in July-August hopefully for the last time.
He retakes SAT/Act in September-October only if absolutely necessary.
He begins work on college admissions and on college essays.

See accompanying pages which show all test dates and indicate when feedback services are available for both tests. Always make use of feedback services to continue to refine performance-always!

The Reactive Student

This student takes the PSAT in mid-October.
He takes the SAT/ACT in March-early April.
He retakes the SAT/Act in July-August. .
He retakes the SAT/ACT for the last time in September-October of Senior Year.
He begins work on college admissions and on college essays.

See accompanying pages which show all test dates and indicate when feedback services are available for both tests. Always make use of feedback services to continue to refine performance-always!