New PSAT exam administered to students

The exam will give students their first look at the re-designed exam.

The exam gave students their first look at the re-designed exam.

The exam gave students their first look at the re-designed exam. (10/14/15)

WOODBURY - Students got a sneak preview of the new SATs when they took the PSATs Wednesday morning.

The exam gave students their first look at the re-designed exam.

The SATs will be given in March, but Wednesday was a practice run of the new test.  

The test has been re-worked to include more reading and writing and less "obscure" vocabulary words.

The math section includes more algebra. 

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