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PSAT/NMSQT Wed, Oct. 29


The Oct. 29 PSAT/NMSQT is a test that can qualify you for scholarships and other honors. It can also help you start thinking about and planning for college, see which academic skills you need to work on, and get ready for college entrance exams, such as the SAT. Sign-up by Oct. 24 in the counseling office.

Here are the facts:

PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
It’s a test that measures the skills you’ve developed in reading, math and writing.
Typically, students take the test as juniors and sophomores.
The test is cosponsored by the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
PSAT/NMSQT Testing Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 8:30 am -12:30 pm
Cost: $17.00 paid by check (made out to Washburn High School) or cash (exact amount)
Registration: starts Wed. 09/10/2014,
Location: Washburn High School #106

When is the PSAT? Wednesday, October 29th at 8:30 AM in room 106. Please come at least 15 minutes early!

What to bring to the exam?

  • Student ID
  • Two No. 2 sharpened pencils
  • Erasers
  • Small sharpener
  • An approved calculator (Four-function, Scientific or Graphing).
  • Email address (optional)

What not to bring to the exam?

  • Backpacks
  • Cell phones, laptops, tablets, or any electronic devices
  • Dictionaries
  • Food or drinks (no water bottles)