Why Take a PSAT-Related Assessment?

The PSAT-related assessments can start your path to college and career success. Ask your counselor if and when you'll take a PSAT-related assessment.

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PSAT 8/9

Start Your Path to College and Career Success with the PSAT 8/9

Build Your Confidence

By taking the PSAT 8/9, you're also practicing for the PSAT 10, PSAT/NMSQT, and the SAT—giving you the confidence of knowing what to expect.

Choose High School Courses

Your score report will show you which subjects you're good at—and which ones you may need to focus on more.

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Stay on Track with the PSAT 10

Learn Your Strengths

After you take the PSAT 10, your score report will show how well you performed and which AP courses match your strengths.

Get Free, Personalized Prep

Prepare for the PSAT 10 with free resources from College Board and Khan Academy®.

Connect to $300 Million in Scholarships

Be sure to opt in when you take a test, or go online to connect to valuable scholarship opportunities.


Power Up Your Potential with the PSAT/NMSQT

Our scholarship partners use the PSAT/NMSQT to find students qualified to apply for their programs. These organizations give out over $300 million in combined awards every year.

Prepares You for the SAT

You'll know what to expect. Students who take the PSAT/NMSQT typically score higher on the SAT.

Provides College Planning Tools

On BigFuture, students can search over 3,000 college profiles to learn about campus life and admissions processes. Students can also explore and match with over $4 billion in scholarships, qualify for BigFuture Scholarships, and use financial aid guides and calculators.

Offers Career Planning Resources

With BigFuture Career Search, students connect their interests and skills to over 1,000 career profiles across a variety of education levels. They can view job requirements, projected salaries, and growth potential.

Access Free, Personalized Prep

Just like with the PSAT 10 , you can prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT with free resources from College Board and Khan Academy.

Discover Your AP Potential

If you've taken the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, or PSAT 8/9, you can look at your online score report to see information about which AP courses we think you'll likely do well in.

Are You Eligible for Testing Accommodations?

If you have a documented disability, you might be eligible for testing accommodations.

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Are You a Homeschooled Student?

If you're homeschooled, learn how you can take the PSAT/NMSQT.

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Resources for Students and Parents


K-12 Educators: PSAT/NMSQT Resources for Students

Use these resources to prepare students and their families for the PSAT/NMSQT.