PSAT Information

 
PSAT Information for Juniors 2017

Juniors - if you are planning to go to a university, do not miss this test only administered once a year.

WHEN is the PSAT? Saturday, October 14th, 2017

WHERE is the PSAT held? At Pleasant Valley High School 

WHO should take the PSAT? Juniors Only

HOW MUCH does the PSAT cost? $20  Checks or money orders ONLY should be made payable to CUSD. Fee waivers are available for qualifying juniors only-please see Debbie or Terese in the counseling office if you believe you are eligible.

WHAT is the PAYMENT PERIOD for the PSAT? We will be accepting payments beginning September 18th - October 9th. You can give you payment to Debbie or Terese in the Counseling Office. Office hours are 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

HOW do you sign up for the PSAT?

  1. Print out the payment form  The PSAT payment form must accompany your payment. PSAT form
  2. Attach the PSAT form with your payment and bring it to the drop box in the counseling office. 
  3. Make sure to pick up the Official PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide.
  4. Arrive at 7:45a.m. the morning of the PSAT. 
 

 

Please contact Debbie in the counseling office at 891-3050 ext. 225 if you need more information.


The PSAT/NMSQT is useful for providing practice for the SAT, allowing Juniors to enter the National Merit Scholarship Corporation competitions for recognition and scholarships, assessing your skills in critical reading, mathematical reasoning and writing, getting specific suggestions on how to improve your skills, comparing your academic skills with those of other college-bound students, asking colleges to send you information, and getting information about college majors and careers.  JUNIORS
IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO GO TO A UNIVERSITY
DO NOT MISS THIS TEST
ONLY ADMINISTERED ONCE A YEAR

2014 PSAT

SOPHOMORES - PSAT10
Coming Spring 2018
 
This year we will be offering the PSAT10 for sophomores in the spring.  The test window will be Feb 26th - Apr 27th, 2018. We will have registration information available soon.  Check back for details.
 
 

Here’s College Board’s brief comparison of the two:

 

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/taking-the-tests/compare-psat-nmsqt-psat-10

 

And here’s information about what type of information the PSAT 10 score reports will have:

 

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/psat-10-understanding-scores-2017.pdf