Testing

Test-optional update

November 16, 2016 Carolina College Bound

By Lee Shulman Bierer – Correspondent It was big news when George Washington University (GWU) (www.gwu.edu) in Washington DC announced that it will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. The reevaluation of the role of standardized […]

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Interpreting the new PSAT scores

November 10, 2016 Carolina College Bound

By Lee Shulman Bierer – Correspondent The October PSAT was the first introduction to the “new” SAT which will debut in March. Students were recently able to retrieve their scores online at College Board and they should receive paper copies […]

Testing

Test prep tips

November 10, 2016 Carolina College Bound

By Lee Shulman Bierer – Correspondent I’ve written about the practice tests (PSAT and The PLAN) many students take before taking the SAT or the ACT and how to interpret the scores. If you are one of the lucky ones […]

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Reducing Test Anxiety

November 10, 2016 Carolina College Bound

By Lee Shulman Bierer – Correspondent Standardized testing can be paralyzing for a wider range of students than you think. Many students falsely believe that it is the most important factor in a college application decision. Students are prepping for […]