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Students who took the PSAT start to receive countless emails from colleges

February 7, 2020

When taking the PSAT, many students check "yes" to opt-into the Student Search Service without really knowing what's to come. By checking that box, students' information will then be sold to...

Sophomore Maya Henry prepares for the PSAT using a PSAT prep book from The Princeton Review at the Belmont Library.

Students reveal the hidden importance of the PSAT

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 Sch...

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

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

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 th...

Eleventh-grader Angela Grundig studies for the PSAT using a booklet that Carlmont provided.

PSAT alters school week

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...

Complimentary practice booklets are handed out to students to help prepare for the PSAT

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

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...

The PSAT/NMSQT booklet

The PSAT for one and all

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 ...

PSAT: sophomores vs. juniors

PSAT: sophomores vs. juniors

October 18, 2013


Weekday PSAT a first for Carlmont

Weekday PSAT a first for Carlmont

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...

It's that time: PSAT time.

PSAT nears for sophomores and juniors

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...

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