What do you need to succeed on the math section of the PSAT/NMSQT® Test?
Everything can be summarized in two sentences:
Know your calculator.
Know your formulas.
Well, you are going to be able to use a calculator during the PSAT/NMSQT® Math Test-Calculator, but if you don’t know ho...
The writing portion of the PSAT/NMSQT® requires you to read passages, identify issues, and correct them.
Each writing question will ask that you thoroughly analyze what is presented to you, and create a solution that improves upon what is given. Unlike many other writing exams, the writing porti...
What Is the PSAT/NMSQT®?
It is a test usually taken in the spring of your sophomore year in high school and is great preparation for the SAT® test you may take the following year(s). The PSAT/NMSQT® can also provide test data needed for scholarship applications.
What Does It Measure?
The Preliminary Scholastic Achievement Test® (PSAT)/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test® (NMSQT) is a nationwide standardized test designed for juniors in high school. It is used both as a college entrance examination, and to determine eligibility for National Merit Scholarships. It is a t...
The PSAT/NMSQT® is a great way to assess your ability and prepare for college entrance exams like the SAT® or ACT®. PSAT/NMSQT® stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test®. We’ll simply refer to it as the PSAT in this article. Some high schools even pay for students to ...