Monthly Archives: June 2010

Why is the PSAT important?

Most people have at least heard of the PSAT, but many don’t really know exactly what it is. Is it just a practice SAT? Do colleges look at PSAT scores? Why does the PSAT even matter, if at all? How … Continue reading

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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation: words filled with all kinds of meanings for different people. For some, summer is a virtual continuation of the school year, with a rigid summer school schedule and little free time. For others, it’s a trip to the beach or endless … Continue reading

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What Is Score Choice? How Do I Use It?

The SAT is kind of a big deal.  But you, whether you’re a student or a parent, probably already know this.  The College Board, creator of the SAT, knows this as well, and, believe it or not, they actually have … Continue reading

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Where In The World Is The Right College For Me?

College Compass is proud to welcome guest contributor Jessica, a future college applicant, who will chronicle her experiences through the application process. Read on about the start of her college search process. If you’re a high school sophomore like I … Continue reading

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