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SAT/ACT Information. Why is the PSAT important? AP potential  Program which allows schools to use PSAT data to help identify potential AP students. 

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1 SAT/ACT Information

2 Why is the PSAT important? AP potential  Program which allows schools to use PSAT data to help identify potential AP students.  Identifies students likely to succeed on AP Exams  Ensures that no students with the potential to succeed in AP is overlooked. Student Search Service (SSS)  Helps introduce students to higher education and opportunities.  Can be a great way to find out about schools that you were previously unfamiliar with.

3 Why is the PSAT important? National Merit  National Merit Scholarships are ONLY available by taking the PSAT in your JUNIOR year. Winners must score in the top half of the top 1%  Cutoff score for National Merit Semifinalist for the class of 2013 was 211 Cutoff for Commended scholar was 200  Awards from schools can range from around $15000 to a full ride scholarship (Upwards of $80,000)!

4 SAT Test SAT ($50 Registration Fee)  Offered 7 Times per year October, November, December, January, March, May, and June Typical Timeframe:  Seniors take the test in the Fall  Juniors take the test in the Winter and Spring  Best times to take the test Junior year: January and May Senior year: October  Best use of “QAS” (Question and Answer Service/ $18)  SAT can also substitute for PERT and keep students from taking College Readiness Courses. Valencia: R: 480 W: 480 M: 500

5 ACT Test ACT & Writing Test (No Writing: $35 ACT Plus Writing: $50.50)  Offered 6 Times per year September, October, December, February, April, and June Typical Timeframe:  Seniors take the test in the Fall  Juniors take the test in the Winter and Spring  Best times to take the test Junior year: April and June Senior year: October  Best use of “TIR” (Test Information Release/ $19)  ACT can also substitute for PERT and keep students from taking College Readiness Courses. Valencia: R: 20 E: 17 M: 21

6 Bright Futures Academic Scholar Award  3.5 GPA  1280 SAT (Math and Reading ONLY)  29 ACT (Not Including Writing Test) Medallion Scholar Award  3.0 GPA  1020 SAT (Math and Reading ONLY)  26 ACT (Not Including Writing Test) Vocational Scholar Award  3.0 GPA  SAT: Reading: 440 Math: 440  ACT: Reading: 18 English: 17 Math: 19

7 Master Scholars Test Prep Options All of our options meet our mission of providing PERSONAL yet AFFORDABLE SAT prep. Crash Course  $150 A 10-hour course typically held at a parents home This course gives a brief overview of all the topics on the SAT. Just like all class options, each student is given a copy of the Master Scholars workbook and “The Official SAT Study Guide”, from the College Board.  Classes must have a minimum of 6 students. Small Group Summer Course  $600 A 27-hour course held over four weeks in June at Lyman High School. This course covers ALL aspects of the test and includes 2 practice SAT’s in addition to the 10 tests covered during the class!  Classes are capped at 6 students.

8 Master Scholars Test Prep Options Small Group Tutoring  $900 Our most popular class is an intense 27-hour course held at a parents home. This course is capped at 4 students and is as close as you can get to private tutoring. This course covers 10 practice tests and includes two additional practice SAT’s as well.  Schedules are designed around the students availability and usually lead right up to and around your testing schedule. For example, if you take the test in January and May, an ideal timeframe for the class would be from November-April, with each practice test occurring in the weeks leading up to each test administration. This is the most popular class option held during the school year. Private Tutoring  $2000 Nothing beats private tutoring! This is a 27-hour program designed around you!  This course will wrap around your testing schedule, just like the Small Group class. The class covers all aspects of the test, but can and is custom tailored to each individual student.

9 Contact Information Jesse Patrick    SUS Matrix (State University System Matrix)  hp hp SAT  ACT 


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