October 2018

Monthly Archives

  • Road Map for October: Seniors

    Best of luck to those of you taking the SAT this week at DC public and charter schools.  Before you send your scores, check Compass Prep’s list of colleges that accept self-reported test scores.  Don’t pay for official score reports if they’re not required! The FAFSA and CSS Profile are now available, so work with your parents […]

  • Road Map for October: Juniors

    The big event for juniors in October is the PSAT.  Although this exam qualifies Class of 2020 students for the National Merit Scholarship competition, its real value is as a diagnostic tool.  Take a practice ACT as well and compare scores.  While most students don’t have an advantage on one exam over the other, some […]

  • Road Map for October: Freshmen

    Now that you’ve had some time to settle into the new school year, keep an eye out for opportunities to expand and explore.  Check out some new activities that seem interesting and fun, like sports and clubs you didn’t have in middle school.   As you think about ways you might want to get involved, don’t worry […]