REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 30, 2023
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1. Registration & Fees
The exam will be administered at La Cueva High School campus on October 25, 2023, during school hours to grade 11 students.
Students in grade 11 must register for the DIGITAL 2023 PSAT/NMSQT® exam between August 14 and August 30, 2023, midnight CST.
Only grade 11 students need to register and submit fees. Grade 10 students are automatically registered and fees are covered by the state.
This exam is in digital format.
The exam fee is $20 per exam.
Payment is submitted at the end of the online payment form. Payment can be submitted online with a debit or credit card, or by mailing in a check or money order. A 3.1% credit card processing fee is added to the cost of the exam automatically if paying with a debit or credit card. There is no additional fee for mailing in payment. Mail in instructions are provided on the payment form. Postmark deadline to mail in a payment and ensure timely processing is August 25, 2023.
LATE registration is not possible.
Note: There are a limited number of spaces available. If maximum capacity is reached, registration will be closed down early. Please register asap to claim your space!
2. Why take the PSAT/NMSQT® exam?
The PSAT/NMSQT® (Preliminary SAT®/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is a 2.5-hour version of the College Board’s SAT®. The PSAT/NMSQT® measures verbal, mathematical, and writing abilities important to success in university and provides practice for taking the SAT® later in the junior or senior year. The PSAT® can be used to predict performance on the SAT®. The PSAT® is not used in university admission; scores will be sent only to the student and to the school. In the junior year, the PSAT® exam score is used as the qualifying score for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
3. Can I cancel my exam and receive a refund?
No. Cancellations and refunds of the exam fees is not possible.
4. Are there fee reductions available?
If taking the PSAT® is a financial burden, please contact your counselor directly for a fee reduction discount code to apply to the registration form on this site. Request the code BEFORE registering.
5. How do I prepare for the exam?
The College Board offers detailed information as well as preparation tools developed in partnership with The Khan Academy. To access these tools via The College Board’s PSAT/NMSQT® informational page, click here.
6. What do I need to know about the test day?
Exam day specifics and reporting information will be communicated by your campus closer to the test date. Please plan for the following:
- ALL students taking the exam must have a CURRENT school- or government-issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license or school ID.)
- Students must bring their approved digital device in a fully-charged state to the exam (we recommend to bring a charge cord as well!)
- Restart the device before exam day so that the exam App “Bluebook” is the most current version.
- Students must know what their College Board account/profile log in credentials are – this is the same account you would use to log into MyAP for AP Classes/exams as well as the same account used for SAT exam orders on http://collegeboard.org
- Students must know the log in credentials and check that they are correct BEFORE exam day since contacting College Board on exam day will not be feasible due to time constraints.
- Do NOT create a new account or profile if you’re struggling to log into your previously created account! All exam scores and information must be on the same account.
- If a student is not sure how to log into their College Board accounts, or need to create one, please visit the College Board Accounts page at https://account.collegeboard.org/
- Students may also bring water and a snack
- Review the College Board digital exam requirements for exam day (what you may and may not bring): https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/digital/what-to-bring-do/what-to-bring
7. When and how are scores for the exam released?
Exam scores are typically released in mid-December via The College Board’s online portal.
When PSAT/NMSQT® scores are ready online, the student will receive from College Board an email with instructions to go to the online score report, and how to use the access code to view scores. Please visit College Board’s website for detailed information on how to access PSAT/NMSQT® scores.
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