Posts Tagged ‘PSAT’

NMSQT / PSAT Qualifying Scores For National Merit Semifinalists

FairTest.org, the “National Center for Fair & Open Testing”, compiled qualifying scores for the Class of 2010 for each of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Students in Wyoming qualified with a PSAT score of 201, while 221 was the 2010 cut-off for students in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri and Maryland. It’s easier to become a National Merit contender in Florida and Michigan than California, Connecticut or New York.

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PSAT Kicks Off College Planning

Juniors (and some sophomores) at high schools across the country take the PSAT exam each October. For many college bound students, it is the beginning of the “college planning process”. It is the catalyst for exploring colleges, thinking about reasonable prospects, and considering additional testing (SAT, ACT and Subject Tests) and related preparation.

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