What is the difference between the SAT and the PSAT?

Published Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Mariah

You must have heard about the SAT as well as PSAT. They seem quite similar, but what do they really mean? What is the difference between them? Let’s learn all about them here! Here are some of the key differences between the SAT and PSAT: Objective The first significant difference is the objective behind each test. The SAT is required for college admissions. The PSAT, while not required, is almost equally important because a high score can get you National Merit Scholarships or recognition as a Semi-Finalist, which looks excellent on your college application! The… Continue Reading

The PSAT 2019

Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Tifinie

Today is the big day for the PSAT!!  Every year around this time, high school juniors get the chance to compete for opportunities to win some amazing scholarships.  The PSAT is actually a student’s ticket to compete for recognition and rewards from individuals and organizations interested in supporting students and education.  These sponsors use the PSAT results to find students who EXCEL in life and academics and are worth the investment.   That’s right, the P in PSAT does not stand for PRACTICE (SAT), it stands for PRELIMINARY and is the first taste that a… Continue Reading

STANDARDIZED TESTING: COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

Published Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by Tifinie

SAT and ACT When colleges are looking for new students, they review applicant profiles in search of the best of the bunch to make up their student body.  Of course, the most reputable colleges usually get the cream of the crop, aiming to enroll the most talented students they can find.  The rest of the students then disperse into various universities and local colleges. Which students are the most talented?  How do colleges decide?  Colleges use various tools when evaluating eligible students.  Every student that applies will submit an application package providing crucial information about… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 2/27/19

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Tifinie

It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while.  Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.   “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”  -Thomas Edison   Thomas Edison built a legacy by taking chances, which were seldom successful.  More than anything, he made progress by failing over and over again and learning what not to do.  In the process of creativity, often times things turn out differently than the creator imagined. … Continue Reading

EASY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING 2020+

Published Friday, January 25, 2019 by Tifinie

  ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN THE YEAR 2020 AND LATER: A new program has been established that offers students a chance to be awarded College Board Opportunity Scholarships.  It was designed to help guide students through the college-admissions processes and motivate them to tackle the intimidating obstacles presented to aspiring college students.  There are 6 steps to follow to qualify for a series of scholarships.  Completing all 6 steps makes you eligible for a $40,000 scholarship on top of the smaller scholarships ranging from $500-$2,000 totaling in $6,000.  To qualify, you must complete the following 6 steps during your junior year of high school: Build… Continue Reading


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