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1 PSAT Results How am I doing? How can I improve?

2 Score Report Critical Reading Score Math Score Writing Skills Score Located at the top of your score sheet along with national percentiles. 80 possible points on each section Look for your personal code –Middle left blue box or bottom center blue box

3 Get the Most out of Your Scores Log onto Create a FREE College Board Account Once you are logged in you can: Allows access to the Free College Planning Package…. My College QuickStart

4 Powerful Tools My Online Score Report Review each question, your answer and the correct answer with answer explanations.

5 Powerful Tools (cont.) My SAT Study Plan Get to know the test with a customized plan based on your own PSAT score. Improve skills especially chosen for you.

6 Powerful Tools (cont.) My Personality Take the detailed personality tests that will help you learn more about yourself and discover majors and careers that fit your strengths and interests.

7 Powerful Tools (cont.) My College Matches Kick off your search with a starter list of colleges that are near you and offer the major you choose when you took the PSAT.

8 Powerful Tools (cont.) My Major & Career Matches Learn more about the majors and careers that interest you and take a personality test for more suggestions.

9 Project SAT Scores A simple way to calculate a projected SAT score is to add a ZERO your PSAT scores. Critical Reading ScoreEx: 48 PSAT480 SAT Math ScoreEx: 50 PSAT500 SAT Writing Skills ScoreEx: 44 PSAT440 SAT Total SAT Projection980 (CR + M) or 1,420 (CR+M+W) 1,600 possible points adding just (CR+M) 2,400 possible points adding (CR+M+W)

10 How to Improve PSAT/SAT Scores Take challenging and demanding courses. (Honors, AP, IB) Take upper level math and science courses. RMASS Princeton Review Local companies providing Prep Courses

11 Future??? Take the PSAT in grades 9, 10 and 11. Find a SAT Prep course that fits your time schedule and budget. Begin taking both the SAT an ACT beginning in the winter and spring of your junior year.

12 SAT/ACT Comparison 220 Seniors in the Class of 2010 took both the SAT and ACT…results were the following points on the SAT/ACT conversion chart in favor of the ACT… Begin checking College Admissions websites for admission data, scores and student profiles.


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