Parents of Juniors? Here’s all you need to know about the NEW SAT.
Choosing whether to take the SAT or ACT has never been a simple question, but students in their junior year will face an even more complex decision. With the launch of the redesigned in March 2016, our nation’s class of 2017 will have another decision to make:
Juniors are skeptical about the changes, and many worry about the implications of the new exam. “We are the guinea pigs, I guess,” grumbled one of my current SAT students, Jackie M. Jackie, an accomplished student near the top of her class, has elected to prepare early in the hope of avoiding the new test all together.
As a test prep tutor, I share some of my students’ wariness. Here’s why:
Luckily, it’s not all doom and gloom for the Class of 2018. Here are the silver linings:
My advice to the Class of 2017? Look at the launch of the redesigned SAT as a unique opportunity rather than a burden!You have more choices than any students in recent history.Carpe Diem!
Not sure which test is right for you- ACT, SAT, Redesigned SAT?
Contact Tutor Doctor’s Jen Rosier to schedule a free consultation.During this session, we will review your student’s academic profile, goals, schedule, prior test scores, and learning style and to devise a simple admissions test plan!
Jen Rosier is owner and Founder of PrepU and owner of Tutor Doctor Suburban Boston. An expert in admissions and test prep, Jen is all about simplifying and de-stressing the admissions process. Oh, and helping families afford an education!