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last minute psat study suggestions???

mel5140mel5140 Posts: 245Registered User Junior Member
any ideas anyone????
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Replies to: last minute psat study suggestions???

  • D-MoneyD-Money Posts: 22Registered User New Member
    sign off CC and go to bed
  • GuinevereGuinevere Posts: 28Registered User New Member
    Last year, I took the practice test in the PSAT Bulletin the night before. I timed myself and tried to take the practice test as if I was actually taking the real one. It meant that I didn't go to bed until about 1:00 in the morning, which probably wasn't the best thing to do. But I do think that the practice test helped me. It helped me become familiar with the test format so that there were no surprises during the real test, and I knew how to pace myself. I ended up scoring 9 points higher on the real test than the practice (your score's not guaranteed to go up on the real test, of course, but I think the chances of it increasing are greater than if you were to take the real test "cold"). Anyway, those +9 points meant that I qualified for Nat'l Merit Semifinalist, so I think the practice test is definitely worthwhile, if you have the time. If you don't have enough time, definitely seek out a mixture of sample PSAT questions, so that you're familiar with the type of questions that will be on the test.
  • GuinevereGuinevere Posts: 28Registered User New Member
    I think D-Money's advice is wise as well. :) Depends on whether or not you can perform well without a great night's rest beforehand.

    Sleep is very nice.
  • zantedeschiazantedeschia Posts: 7,841Registered User Senior Member
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