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Standardized Testing for Juniors

Some issues bear repeating. I've addressed a sentient approach for high school juniors to deal with their standardized testing requirements before here. I think it's time to bring that up again.

There are many milestones during the college admissions process. One of the more important ones is the high school junior year, or "11th grade," as we used to call it back in my day. Although some sophomores ("10th graders") take the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test -- a.k.a. the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test), the majority of high schoolers take it in the fall of their junior year, mainly in October.

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