Power Up Potential with the PSAT/NMSQT
The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is given to 10th- or 11th-grade students. It's designed to help prepare students for the SAT, college, and careers.
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Scholarship Partners and Programs
Students who take the PSAT/NMSQT in 11th grade may meet requirements to enter the National Merit® Scholarship Program. Our other scholarship partners also use the PSAT/NMSQT to find students qualified to apply for their programs.
Additionally, the BigFuture Scholarships program provides a simple path to college with the chance for students to earn scholarships for each step they take.
Official SAT Practice
Students can get a free, personalized study plan with Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®. When they link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts, students will get a practice plan based on their PSAT/NMSQT results so they can focus on the skills they need to work on most.
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