Bam. At five o’clock in the morning, you race down the stairs to see your SAT/ACT/PSAT score. Andddd, surprise! You earned a score that you’re proud of. What next? What does the score even mean? Does this guarantee Harvard with a 1600 on the SAT and 36 on the ACT?


Well, not quite.


For one thing, extracurriculars impact your college application (I know, you’ve heard this thousands of times before) and so do many other things. But it is also true that standardized test scores provide a baseline for considering a student or clicking on the application and pressing “DELETE”.


In this blog, I will discuss the actual value of standardized test, what this means for your future, and how you can improve.