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It’s not just the “P”: Differences between the PSAT and SAT, Part Two

TEST LENGTH The SAT is longer than the PSAT. MUCH longer. The PSAT comprises 5 sections, four of which are 25 minutes and one of which is 30 minutes. That amounts to a testing time of 130 minutes, or 2 hours and 10 minutes. (There are also 6 minutes of breaks on the PSAT, one […]

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It’s not just the “P”: Differences between the PSAT and SAT, Part One

Many students and parents are understandably confused when it comes to interpreting PSAT results and what those results may indicate about future SAT scores. There actually is no definitive conversion or correlation between the two scores, primarily because the two tests are not identical and because, in most cases, a good deal of time elapses […]

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