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What’s a Good PSAT/NMSQT Score?

What’s a Good PSAT/NMSQT Score?

What's a good PSAT/NMSQT score? The digital PSAT(Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test)/NMSQT(National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is a standardized test administered by the College Board that prepares you for the SAT. The PSAT/NMSQT is also your entrance exam...

Resources for Summer College Prep

Resources for Summer College Prep

These resources for students and families can help with college prep during the summer months. While summer is fun, it’s also the best time for students to build skills and push themselves to reach their goals. Register and Prepare for June and July ACT Tests and/or...

4 Paths After High School

4 Paths After High School

Many parents and families believe higher education is necessary to achieve career goals and financial independence. Forty percent of parents believe a college degree is very important. However, a bachelor's degree is just one of the four recommended paths to choose...

Not Test-Optional for Homeschool Students

Not Test-Optional for Homeschool Students

Some test-optional schools still require homeschool students to submit ACT or SAT scores as a needed metric to evaluate their application. International students may also still see testing requirements. Many test-optional schools also still require ALL students to...

When Are the SAT Test Dates in 2024-2025?

When Are the SAT Test Dates in 2024-2025?

When are the SAT Test Dates in 2024-2025? You can still register to take the SAT on this spring and summer. SAT Test Date Registration Deadline Late Fee Deadline May 4, 2024 April 19 April 23 June 1, 2024 May 16 May 21 August 24  August 9 August 13  October 5...

What’s a Good ACT Score?

What’s a Good ACT Score?

What's a Good ACT Score? The ACT is a test used by many colleges for admissions and scholarship decisions. Recent studies have shown that test scores are closely linked to college success, even more than high school GPAs. Some states require all public school juniors...

High School Courses to Save You Money (15-minute video)

High School Courses to Save You Money (15-minute video)

High School Courses to Save You Money: AP, IB, Dual Enrollment, and Early College are options to earn college credits while still in high school. These courses can save you time and money! John explains the benefits and the caveats, and how to consider which might be...

The New Digital PSAT, and How Do You Prepare?

The New Digital PSAT, and How Do You Prepare?

High school juniors have a lot on their minds, from activities and academics to friends and the future. But most juniors need to add one more item to their list: the PSAT/NMSQT. What is it, and why does it matter for juniors? What is the new Digital PSAT? The PSAT...

Building Your Activities Resume (14-minute video)

Building Your Activities Resume (14-minute video)

Ask John Anything! Building an Activities Resume. How to build quality not quantity, and passion, not paper-fillers, to achieve higher level skills and have a greater impact in the admissions office. Learn how to use, format, and build your activities resume to market...

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