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PSAT in 8th GRADE

milbratmilbrat Posts: 17Registered User New Member
edited June 2006 in Prep School Admissions
hi, i just finished my 8th grade year and i am hopin to apply to several prep schools for my 10th grade year. Last year i took the PSAT and i was compared to juniors in the percentile. I will also be taking the test in my freshman year. I was wondering, will prep schools recognize that i was being compared to students in a different grade?? i placed in the 76 junior percentile.
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Replies to: PSAT in 8th GRADE

  • GreenDayFanGreenDayFan Posts: 3,928Registered User Senior Member
    That's excellent for a percentile (compared tp juniors) However, you should know that you're going to have to submit the SSAT. Only people apllying to be juniors and seniors can submit the PSAT in lieu of the SSAT.
  • milbratmilbrat Posts: 17Registered User New Member
    thank you!! the problem about the SSAT is that i live in germany and my school doesnt administer the test and the test site is quite a long way away and it will in a german environment. Is there a way that a school official can administer it?? if not, i take a standardized test every year, will schools accept these and the PSAT scores in lieu of the SSAT??
  • Jonathan1Jonathan1 Posts: 5,744Registered User Senior Member
    What schools are you considering?
  • milbratmilbrat Posts: 17Registered User New Member
    i want to apply to MPS A/E and a school called Salem Academy in North Carolina. i am still looking at other schools as well. Also, do you think the SSAT would be more difficult than the PSAT???
    -thanks!!
  • Jonathan1Jonathan1 Posts: 5,744Registered User Senior Member
    haha no. The SSAT is meant for mainly middle schoolers. The PSAT is meant for high schoolers. If you scored that high on the PSAT, you'll have no problem on the SSAT.
  • GreenDayFanGreenDayFan Posts: 3,928Registered User Senior Member
    SSAT is much easier than the PSAT, so it shouldn't be a problem.
  • milbratmilbrat Posts: 17Registered User New Member
    does anyone have ideas about my SSAT administering problem??
  • xGods_FavoritexxGods_Favoritex Posts: 475Registered User Member
    Some schools also accept ISEE scores, so check if that test is more convienient for you.
  • xyz2004slcxyz2004slc Posts: 153Registered User Junior Member
    If I'm applying to be a junior, does every school allow me to sub the PSAT for the SSAT? I did so well this year (freshman) on the PSAT. I think I would do better on the PSAT next year than on the SSAT.
  • xyz2004slcxyz2004slc Posts: 153Registered User Junior Member
    So...can anyone asnwer my question? Heh...heh
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