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Students can practice for the SAT by using programs like Khan Academy. Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

[Opinion List] Best ways to prepare for the SAT

Bianca NavasHi! My name is Bianca Navas and I’m a second year writer for the eagle eye. I’m a senior and love writing editorials and news stories.More Posts

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As a result of COVID-19, national testing such as the SAT and ACT have been canceled. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

SATs and ACTs canceled through May due to virus fears

For many juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT) are important exams in their high school careers. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the April 4 ACT and CollegeBoard‘s May 2 SAT were canceled. “Initially I was […]

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Revolution Prep Assistant Regional Director Ryan Baroff talks about the preparation needed for college entrance exams.

MSD PTSO introduce ‘Demystifying the College Entrance Exams’

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a “Demystifying the College Entrance Exams” presentation in the John Rusnak Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. MSD’s Parent Teacher Student Association was put in charge of the informative seminar, which partnered with Revolution Prep, an interactive […]

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Students utilize both free and private tutors to prepare for SAT

Students utilize both free and private tutors to prepare for SAT

 Since it’s debut in 1926, the SAT has been used as a benchmark for judging an individual’s preparedness for college. A student’s test scores is one of the defining factors of their college application. The SAT’s status has a tendency to make some students stressed. […]

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The Florida House of Representatives convenes in the Chamber in the Florida Capitol Building in Tallahassee as MSD students watch from the balcony. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Florida legislature passes gun safety proposal named in honor of MSD

In response to relentless activism and lobbying conducted by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Florida state legislature has drafted and passed a bill to put more gun and school safety laws into place. The bill, dubbed the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]

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Standardized Testing

Standardized Testing

What if the score you received on a standardized exam did not count in terms of your acceptance into the university of your dreams? The textbook definition of a standardized test is: any examination that’s administered and scored in a predetermined, standard manner. There are […]

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Student Stress Reaches New Heights

Many students at Douglas would agree that one of the main reasons for their distaste for school comes from the excessive stress it brings into their lives. This is not to say that school should not be in our lives – it’s a necessity – but it is to say that […]

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The Cost Of Test Preparation

The Cost Of Test Preparation

With that time of the year starting up again, many Douglas upperclassmen have begun preparation for the SAT and ACT standardized tests that take place every month or so. Many students, such as junior Evan Elias, have been studying through the use of a test-specific […]

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Clockwise: Max Baron, Brandon Dubner, Drew Fletcher, Katherine Liu, Jessica Pan, Elisabeth Rodrigues, and Joanna Zhuang

Seven Douglas Seniors Chosen As PSAT Semifinalists

This past month seniors around the country found out whether or not they passed the cutoffs for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, for which they took the PSAT last fall. Out of the 1.5 million students who took the test, 34,000 were given “Letters of […]

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