PSAT Scores

If you take the Preliminary SAT (or PSAT) in October, you should expect to receive your PSAT scores sometime in December. Unlike the SAT, your PSAT scores will not have an impact on the college admissions process or your ability to obtain scholarships – unless you qualify for the National Merit Scholarship. Even though your PSAT scores will not b...

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How To Earn A PSAT Score You Can Be Proud Of

The PSAT or Preliminary SAT is a standardized, multiple choice exam that was developed by the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). This test serves as a practice test for the SAT and allows students to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Are you preparing for the PSAT?  Worried about exam day?  Don&...

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PSAT Scoring

PSAT Scoring Process How does the PSAT scoring process work? Each section of the PSAT is scored on a scale of 20 to 80.  The average test scores for juniors are as follows: Critical Reading – 47; Mathematics – 48; and Writing – 46.  For sophomores, the average test scores were a little lower. The score report allows each student to compare ...

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What’s the PSAT?

The PSAT stands for Preliminary SAT.  This multiple-choice, standardized exam is administered by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The purpose of this test is to prepare students for the SAT by allowing them to identify their strengths and weaknesses in the following tested subject areas: Critical Reading, Math a...

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