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A Two Part Process: How MVHS students are using the PSAT to prepare for the SAT

A Two Part Process: How MVHS students are using the PSAT to prepare for the SAT

Aditya Dash

February 1, 2018

s sophomore Keshav Taneja receives his scores for the PSAT exam, he looks forward to ways in which he can prepare to take the next big test: the SAT. Taneja is hoping to perform well through the use of strategies and advice from his tutor. Taneja is also trying to do well the SAT in order to look for ...

Glitched scores

Glitched scores

Aditya Dash

December 11, 2017

ophomore Ankit Rustagi was able to take a look at his PSAT score three weeks prior to the original release date, between Dec. 11-13. When he was first told by his friends about the leak, Rustagi rushed to take a look at his score and was quick to find out that his score had been one of the many which...

Preparing for a challenge: Taking the PSAT

Preparing for a challenge: Taking the PSAT

Aditya Dash

September 11, 2017

s students in MVHS stroll in and out of their respective classrooms, a thought seems to linger in the minds of many sophomores and juniors: the thought of taking a SAT or a PSAT exam in October, an exam taken annually by students all over the country. According to junior Abhijit Tirumala, the exams ...

What you need to know about this year’s PSAT administration

What you need to know about this year’s PSAT administration

Alina Abidi

October 24, 2015

A high score on the preliminary SAT, most commonly known as the PSAT, can mean a “Congratulations” and a Rice Krispies treat for some, and for a small group, a lucky few, it can mean a big, fat scholarship. However, for most students, across MVHS and across the country, it serves a different, simpler ...

Comparing and contrasting the old and new PSAT

Comparing and contrasting the old and new PSAT

Tyler Lin

September 24, 2015

he PSAT we once knew is being reformed to give students an idea on how the new SAT of 2016 will be like. Try a sample quiz made to represent each test! ProProfs Quiz- NEW PSAT SAMPLER QUIZ » Powered by ProProfs ProProfs Quiz- OLD PSAT SAMPLER QUIZ » ProProfs Quiz Software...

A breakdown of the costs of college

A breakdown of the costs of college

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 23, 2015

MVHS students are often concerned about the cost of college itself, but they can forget about all the costs that come before the acceptance letter arrives at home. The college prep camps, the college counselors, the college apps, the college itself — it all adds up. Click below to see the breakdown...

Taking the PSAT requires remedial action

Taking the PSAT requires remedial action

Sara Yang

October 29, 2009

October's PSAT was accompanied by a twist when the school ran out of tests  Read More »...