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Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT

If you plan to take the PSAT/NMSQT in the fall, pick up the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT from your guidance office in September.

The Student Guide has three main sections:

  1. Test taking help
  2. Information about National Merit Scholarship Corporation scholarship competitions
  3. A full-length practice test

Use the Student Guide to Do Your Best

  • Review the section about scholarships with your parents.
  • Practice now with sample critical reading, math, and writing skills questions.
  • Get familiar with the instructions for each type of test question.
  • Take the practice test like it's the real thing! You can go online to review complete answer explanations for all the questions on the practice test—to help you prepare before test day.