The PSAT/NMSQT is now digital! The test is easier to take, shorter, has more time per question, and comes with a built-in calculator. It can also qualify you for the National Merit Scholarship Program and other scholarships.


The PSAT/NMSQT Is Now Digital

Find out what to expect on test day.

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Before Test Day

Content on the PSAT/NMSQT is very similar to the SAT, with Reading and Writing and Math sections.

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To prepare, full-length adaptive digital PSAT/NMSQT practice is available on the Bluebook™ app. More resources are available at the Official Digital SAT Prep on Khan Academy.

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Scholarships and Recognition

Several scholarships use PSAT/NMSQT scores to find eligible juniors. Other partners and programs can help you get funding for college and academic honors.

Test and Score Release Dates

Test Dates

The PSAT/NMSQT is offered on weekdays during the testing window of October 1–31 as well as Saturday, October 12 and Saturday, October 26.

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Score Release Dates

PSAT/NMSQT scores are typically available online 4–6 weeks after the test administration.

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For K-12 Educators

Assessment Reporting for K–12 Educators

The K–12 score reporting portal offers educator score reports with aggregate and detailed data.

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Scheduling and Ordering the PSAT/NMSQT

Prepare to administer the PSAT/NMSQT by ordering your tests and choosing an initial test date, reviewing fees, and registering your students.

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Why Offer the PSAT/NMSQT?

Discover the benefits of bringing the PSAT/NMSQT to your school or district.

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