All Juniors are taking SAT on April 5th.
Please beware of anyone calling with this sales pitch. We have not shared any information with this company. Please call the school if have questions
Beware a phone call from “SAT/ACT Scholastic Achievement” or “College Level Exams” (or probably any of a number of other names). It could lead to some scholastic sorrow. If you get the call, you’ll be told that (presumably pulled from marketing lists of kids who have taken the PSAT or similar) their organization is offering “free” test preparation services “in partnership with the district” and your child already consented at school to participate in their program. All you have to do is give them your credit card info, which they won’t charge unless you don’t return the test prep materials. If you don’t want to give them the info over the phone, no worries, the caller will direct you to their website (including collegelevelexam.org and SATACTCOLLEGETESTING.ORG, which are currently identical, or the first redirects to the second). You are repeatedly assured that if, for any reason, you aren’t satisfied by the materials, you get a full refund. In fact, their website states their refund policy ” All students will receive a 30 day money back guarantee with no questions asked. Simply return the materials within 30 days, and you will receive a refund!“. Don’t believe it. Numerous consumers have complained that this company won’t honor its refund policy. Another tip-off: 30 days is hardly enough time to find out whether the $216 worth of prep materials actually work.
We urge caution about buying anything from this website. The company is not affiliated with the Educational Testing Service, the company that owns Scholastic Achievement Test. It’s allegedly owned by a guy named Joseph Tu. He has created a site that makes it look official — with information about Student Aid, Student Loans and SAT exam schedules. But it is all boilerplate info ripped from other sites. Another red flag: it has literally no information about the study materials they are selling. It’s designed to lure you into believing that you are dealing with an officially sanctioned exam service.