The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is a practice version of the SAT exam. You can only take the PSAT once per year, and many students take the test in both 10th & 11th grade. If you earn a high score on the PSAT your Junior year, you could qualify to receive a National Merit Scholarship-$180 million dollars in merit scholarships are awarded to students each year. The PSAT is 2 hours and 45 minutes long and tests your skills in reading, writing, and math. Unlike the SAT, the highest score possible on the PSAT is 1520.
Who: Juniors & Sophomores
When: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 @ 7:50am-11:00am
Where: CHS Library
What are the benefits of taking the PSAT test?
- Qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
- Predicts future SAT Test performance.
- Increases a student’s opportunity to practice taking college entrance exams and standardized tests.
The test is OPTIONAL. If you register/pay to take the test you will be excused on October 13, for 1,2 and XLT periods
If you would like to take the PSAT/NMSQT pay Mrs. Stubbs $18 before Sept. 15. Any questions talk to your counselor or contact Mrs. Fieldsted (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)