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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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| 800 verbal
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What's a solid PSAT Score goal for freshmen?

As a freshman, I want to start strong. What score range should I be aiming for in the PSAT? And how important is it in the grand scheme of college admissions?

7 months ago

As a freshman, it’s fantastic to see you’re already setting goals for your PSAT. Aiming for a score that aligns with or exceeds the average for sophomores and juniors can be a solid target. Typically, a score around 950-1050 is quite strong for a freshman. Remember, the PSAT is mainly a practice tool for the SAT and a qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship Program when you take it in your junior year. It's not directly used in college admissions, so while it's great to aim high, it's also a chance to familiarize yourself with standardized testing without the pressure. Focus on identifying areas for growth, and you'll be setting a strong foundation for your future exams. Keep it up, and good luck!

7 months ago

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