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Students reveal the hidden importance of the PSAT

Students reveal the hidden importance of the PSAT

Anita Beroza and Kasey Liu

October 2, 2019

The school-mandated PSAT is coming fast, but not all students deal with it the same way. On Oct. 16, sophomores and juniors will be participating in the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, widely known as the PSAT. While some students believe that it does not affect them, others believe it is an essential aspect of doing well on the SAT and in college admissions. “I don’...

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

October 13, 2018

In debates about internet content, one controversial issue has been that privacy does not exist online so any content could be traced back to the sharer for legal reasons. On the other hand, one could argue that considering there is no Internet Bill of Rights to date, internet dealings are a largel...

PSAT alters school week

PSAT alters school week

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016

When it comes to preparing for a college career, many students take entrance exams such as the SAT and the ACT. On Oct. 19, Carlmont sophomores and juniors came to school at 8 a.m. to take the annual PSAT free of charge. According to Kaplan Test Prep, the test includes 60 minutes of evidence-based reading, ...

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

Kelly Song, Highlander Editor

October 15, 2014

Bright orange slips and blue packets signal the arrival of the annual Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in schools across the nation. Carlmont sophomores and juniors will take the standardized test on Wednesday, Oct. 15. to prepare for the upcoming college-admissions that lie ahead. The...

The PSAT for one and all

The PSAT for one and all

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

October 23, 2013

Carlmont administration’s recent shift from giving all students the option of taking the Preliminary SAT to holding a mandatory testing morning devoted to the practice test is met with mixed reactions from both students and teachers. The PSAT, an indication of which Advanced Placement classes students...

PSAT: sophomores vs. juniors

PSAT: sophomores vs. juniors

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

October 18, 2013

Weekday PSAT a first for Carlmont

Weekday PSAT a first for Carlmont

Josh Fagel, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

Carlmont will be administering the PSAT (Preliminary SAT) on a school day this year for the first time ever. All sophomores and juniors are required to complete the three-hour PSAT on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 8 a.m. Previously, Carlmont has administered the PSAT on a Saturday morning. Instructional Vice ...

PSAT nears for sophomores and juniors

PSAT nears for sophomores and juniors

Ashley Kawakami, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2012

The preliminary SAT is coming up for students who want to begin to prepare for the official SAT. Carlmont's PSAT will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the D and E wings. Students need to bring number two pencils, a graphing calculator, their ID, the PSAT receipt, and a snack...

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