A Star Tutoring - Beaumont, TX
"Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand." -- Native American saying


 How A Star Tutoring provides preparation for the PSAT/SAT timed test?
A Star Tutoring can help your child by identifying the areas of math your child needs improvement and timed practice tests/quizzes. In addition, A Star Tutoring provides test-taking strategies that will prepare your child for the test. Therefore, A Star Tutoring recommends start early the preparation for SAT. This program is designed and coordinated by an University Professor after consulting with the College Board (
http://www.collegeboard.com). The details of the short and detailed packages are:
  1. We test the candidate on all 32 SAT Math objectives with a number of SAT practice questions (96 minutes).
      The cost of the test is $75.

  2. We check the answers and provide you the average score and the grading report for FREE.

From the official PSAT website (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html)
The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It is a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. The math section of PSAT/NMSQT includes two 25-minute math sections totaling 38 questions, such as 28 multiple-choice math questions and 10 Student-produced responses or grid-ins.
Students are advised to bring a calculator with which they are comfortable and are expected to have basic knowledge of 4 math categories:
1. Numbers and Operation,
2. Algebra and Functions (but not 3rd year level math that may appear on the new SAT),
3. Geometry and Measurement, and
4. Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability.

From the official SAT website (http://sat.collegeboard.org/home)
The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support and scholarships, in a way that's fair to all students. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century. The SAT is the most widely used college admission test and recently the College board announced plans to redesign the test. The newly revised SAT returns to a 1600 point scale from a 2400 point scale. Also, no penalties for wrong answers. For more information, you may check the website http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-29/four-things-you-should-know-about-the-new-sat-math-test

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