SAT: Information from Suggestions Counselors: Lessons 8

SAT: Information from Suggestions Counselors: Lessons 8

Sarah Newlin, Testive’s Guidance Counselor Outreach Consultant, explores how assistance counselors will be preparing for the latest SAT and exactly advice they’ll be giving mother and father and learners.

So , what are guidance counselors telling their students about the BRAND NEW SAT? In fact ,, not all very much just yet. Nearly every one is still determining for themselves what are the changes really mean for the test out content and many don’t want to pile unneeded stress in students and oldsters. After all, the school Board continues to be in the process regarding releasing advice about the new check to the general public.

That said, many counselors manage to fall into a couple camps the advice these are giving:

Camp 4: Focus on the very ACT

The theory driving this position could be that the ACT has been a pretty firm test for quite a while. This translates to more people knowledge about test and the availability of more top quality practice components. In short, test-takers and those exactly who help them anticipate the BEHAVE tests, can better estimate what the WORK will be just like on check day.

On the reverse side, the College Panel will only own limited ‘official’ practice content available and in some cases that will not possibly be as vetted as present-day SAT exercise material for example the Blue Guide. Until one or two administrations of your new test out have surpassed and every kinks are worked out, quality content only will be a bit unknown and unknowable. Continue reading