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Getting into Catholic High School: How to Ace the Exams

When you decide to go to Catholic High School, you will be asked to take some sort of entrance exam, typically the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), or the High School Placement Test (HSPT). It’s easy to get confused by the acronyms, as these tests may also be called the Catholic High School Entrance Exams (CHSEE).

This is often a pre-high school student’s first time taking any sort of entrance exam, which can be nerve-wracking. However, there are many ways to effectively study for and ace the CHSEE exams. Plus, the experience is great practice for later college entrance exams.

“Practicing for the CHSEE is vital. Most of the schools in the Archdiocese areas provide in-class training as test time approaches, but putting in just a bit of extra time individually will give students the boost they need to ace their entrance exams,” said Chrissy Fyre, Senior Editor at Peterson’s.

Below is an infographic that answers questions you may have about the test. It also offers various study methods so you feel prepared going into test day. Plus, scroll past the infographic to view a Peterson’s video with more test-taking tips.

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