How to Prepare for the PSAT

Posted by Vicki Wood on July 23, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Motivated sophomores and juniors who are looking to prepare for the PSAT are often surprised by what they find—or don’t find—on the shelves at the local bookstore and in the course catalogs of test prep companies. While the market seems flooded with SAT prep material, PSAT offerings—especially prep courses—are limited. Even the College Board, the maker of the two tests, offers SAT books, SAT online courses, and an entire web page dedicated to free SAT test prep, but their PSAT contributions are limited to a handful of sample questions. So how do students prepare for the test that holds the key to several major scholarships? 

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Topics: PSAT

Using SAT Books for PSAT Prep

Posted by Vicki Wood on April 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM

I had a call from a parent of a sophomore last week who was worried about the lack of PSAT materials available at his local book store. “Why are there so many SAT books and so few PSAT books?” he asked.

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Topics: PSAT, SAT Prep