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Podcast Episode 41 : 9 Frequently Asked Questions About the New SAT

The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring and test prep firm for K-college.

Terri Karol answers 9 frequently asked questions about the New SAT.

FAQ’s include:

  1. When will the redesigned SAT be given for the first time?
  2. Is the PSAT changing and WHEN will that test be offered?
  3. In spring 2016, can students take both the current SAT and the redesigned SAT to determine which score is higher?
  4. WHY is College Board making changes to the current SAT?
  5. HOW is the SAT changing?
  6. HOW will the SAT scores change?
  7. How will colleges compare scores on the redesigned SAT to scores on the current SAT?
  8. How will the redesigned SAT help colleges to make admission decisions?
  9. Will the 2016 exam be harder or easier than the current SAT?

 

Our tutoring tips series continues right now with 9 Frequently Asked Questions About the New SAT.

Enjoy, Thanks for Listening and remember at The Prepped and Polished Podcast, We Empower You to Take Control of Your Education!

 

Frequently Asked Questions About the New SAT

 

What was your biggest takeaway from this podcast? Do you have any other questions for Terri ?

Post your tips/comments below.

 

 

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January 16th, 2015
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New SAT vs. ACT : SAT and ACT Similarities and Differences

SAT and ACT Instructor Terri of Prepped & Polished, LLC in South Natick, Massachusetts teaches you six similarities and differences between the New SAT and ACT test.

Some key similarities include:
No points deducted for wrong answers
Both tests allow score choice

Some key differences include:
ACT– Composite score, average score of 4 subsections
New SAT-Composite score, sum of 2 areas (evidence based reading and evidence based writing and language; Math)

What do you think will be the easier test, the New SAT or the ACT? Do you have any questions about the new SAT and ACT?

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June 8th, 2014
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New SAT 2016: How Will the New SAT Format Look Like?

SAT Instructor Terri of Prepped & Polished, LLC in South Natick, Massachusetts teaches you six changes to the New SAT Format.
1. There will be significant changes in the New SAT format
2. The redesigned New SAT essay will be optional
3. The New SAT Format will feature evidence based reading, and evidence based writing & language sections
4. There will be key changes in the New SAT math section
5. The scoring differs greatly between the old SAT and the new SAT
6. The length of the test and the way in which the New SAT test will be given will change

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May 26th, 2014
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