It’s also a good time to review old tests and find those questions that that stumped you.
The NAACP has filed a complaint against the SHSAT, claiming the exam is discriminatory. On the one hand, the SHSAT is the single most “fair” measure I have every heard of… How can a test be discriminatory if everyone is taking the exact same test? The test doesn’t know the color of your skin or how much your parents make. And other times I think, But what if a student is not feeling well on test day? What about those with test anxiety?
Well let’s say that you are doing a total of about 24 hours of tutoring. You’re working with a tutor 3 hours per week so you will need 8 weeks of prep. But there are holidays and people get sick, so let’s plan for 2.5 to 3 months of prep to be safe. If you start now, you’ll be ready for the January test date.
It’s Junior year of high school and everyone is talking about the SAT. Some people may have started a group class already, others studied over the summer for the PSAT. So when should you start studying? And when should you take the test?
The PSAT will be given during school hours, at the student’s school, on either October 17th or October 20th. Students do not need to register for it.
Make sure to get a good night’s sleep before the test and to eat a good meal so you are not hungry during the exam!