PSAT Test

Matt Larriva
Sep 13, 2020

Is getting into UPenn a dream of yours?  Do you stay up nights dreaming of what it will be like to stroll down Locust Walk as the cherry blossoms are coming into color around May? Do you have a Benjamin…

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Matt Larriva
Aug 26, 2020

By Lauren Thompson and Matt Larriva This month, millions of students will return to school, and for most of them, “school” will mean sitting in front of a computer for hours of Zoom meetings, little social interaction, and a lot…

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Matt Larriva
Jul 07, 2020

The first part of your question asks: can I submit an ACT without the writing portion. This depends on the school. Many require the writing portion, but many do not. You will need to check with the specific schools to…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 27, 2020

This ranges, and it’s hard to know what you mean by ‘elite’ but let’s assume you mean: independent, highly qualified, highly experienced tutors with very strong track records. According to the BBC, ‘elite tutors’, are on ‘6-figure salaries,’ so you…

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Matt Larriva
Mar 19, 2020

I’m not sure I agree with the premise: do you have evidence that PSATs used to be very important to colleges? I’ve never been under the impression that they’re important to colleges unless you achieve National Merit status. In some…

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Kevin_O
Mar 09, 2020

What is a good amount of studying a day for the PSAT as a freshman just trying to take it as a diagnostic? Matthew Larriva, Owner of Powerful Prep. Author of test prep books. Experienced tutor & counselor I like…

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