2016 PSAT Guide: Everything You Need to Know about the PSAT

Next month, schools will offer the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT to 10th and 11th grade students nationwide. What do you need to know about the 2016 PSAT? Who takes it? The PSAT/NMSQT is open to both 10th and 11th grade students. While many 10th graders take the test, most test takers will be juniors because 11th grade students who take the PSAT/NMSQT compete for the coveted National …

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Posted September 23rd, 2016

Why the PSAT Matters to You

It's just the PSAT, right? As in "pre-SAT"? As in "just practice"? Wrong. The PSAT has always been more than "just a practice" test because it also acts as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), meaning that eligible students who take the PSAT are automatically entered to compete for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship. This alone has long made the…

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Posted October 20th, 2015