2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Tables

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 by

Did you take the SAT and the ACT? Are you trying to decide which score is stronger and should be sent to colleges? Take a look at the 2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Tables highlighted in our June newsletter for more information to help you make the best decision.

Graduation is just around the corner and we have fantastic suggestions for unique gifts for your favorite grad! Check out our May newsletter to explore gift ideas, as well as discover a fun way to build SAT vocabulary, find out the 8 life skills that all 18-year-olds should have, and more.

Understanding SAT Scores

Sunday, 26 June 2016 by

Earlier this spring, the test results for the new SAT, first administered in March, were released. Many families have asked us how current SAT scores compare to scores from the prior version, as well as the ACT. The College Board has provided concordance tables so that educators and families can better understand the new SAT

The New SAT: Is It Right For You?

Thursday, 25 February 2016 by

The new SAT arrives next week, and families and educators are feeling both apprehensive and cautiously optimistic about the exam, how it will measure students’ academic abilities, predict their college success and influence their outcomes in the college application process. Parents and students frequently look to us and school counselors for guidance as they navigate

The October newsletter is here, and we have lots to share! Check out P&A in the Press to read media articles about the benefits of college tours and how to navigate the college athletic recruitment process featuring Mindy Popp and Tom Walsh, P&A’s athletic counselor. Although the fall college fair season is coming to a

New SAT Arrives in Spring 2016

Wednesday, 05 March 2014 by

Today the College Board announced significant changes to the SAT that will first appear on the Spring 2016 exams. In addition to the writing portion becoming optional, the new SAT will be offered in both digital and paper formats. Students are also less likely to confront obscure vocabulary words, and points will no longer be

The spring semester has arrived, and that means high school juniors are focused on standardized tests and managing all of the stress and additional work that they bring to students’ lives. No one enjoys taking the SAT or the ACT, but because many colleges require these test scores, most high school students will encounter at

The cold winter temperatures are a reminder that the second semester has arrived! While seniors are wrapping up their college application process, juniors are just beginning. We have 3 tips to help you get started: 1) Make a Plan for Test Taking– This semester is the time to start taking the SAT and/or ACT exam,

I wanted to share a few reminders for all of us to keep in mind as school wraps up before the holiday break next week! 1) Confirm Transcript and Recommendation Letter Requests– Before departing for winter break, please double check with your school counselor and teachers that your transcript and letters of recommendation are being

As we approach the last of the Round 1 ED/EA deadlines on November 15, we need to switch gears from focusing on early applications to work that needs to be completed for Regular Decision deadlines. This is an important time to stop and reflect on your college list and make sure it still feels right

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