Counselors, in conjuction with the Academic Vice Principal, implement the standardized testing program. Freshmen and Sophomores take the National Educational Development Test (NEDT), Juniors take the Preliminary SAT (PSAT).
Archbishop Carroll is a test center for the SAT and ACT college entrance examinataions. Students are encouraged to take one or both of these examinations by the end of their Junior year, and are encouraged to retest in the Fall of their Senior year.
The SAT is an important part of your future and will be a major determining factor in the college you attend.
835 Semester 0.5 Junior
This elective course enables students to tackle college entrance exams strategically. The course will examine strategies for answering different kinds of problems, approaches to time and stress management during testing, and skills review. There are no magic answers to success on standardized testing, but students who are willing to practice both content and test-taking skills will find this course valuable.
The following resources may help you in preparing for the SAT test:
The Princeton Review
The College Board
Educational Testing Service
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