Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
    (1964-1969)
  • Stanford University
    (1969-1984)
  • Princeton University
    (1988-2003)

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    (1966-1977)
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    (1977-1987)
    International Office Director
    (1987-2002)

2007 PSAT Scores: A Note to Sophomores

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eprep test prep videoWhen interpreting PSAT scores, sophomores should focus more on percentiles than scaled (20-80) scores. In other words, if you are happy with your percentile rankings, keep up the good work. On the other hand, if you are not happy with your percentile rankings, you should begin preparing for the SAT now.

In the days to come, I will post some thoughts on how to begin preparing. (Don’t worry, there’s nothing to stress out about. There are, however, some simple things you can start doing now to make the SAT seem easier when you take it junior year.)