Families and students enrolled at Portledge School must register here for the 2021 PSAT/NMSQT® exam to be administered during school hours on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2021
Please read through the information below and then click on Order the PSAT/NMSQT® to submit an order.
1. Registration & Fees
Students must register for the 2021 PSAT/NMSQT® exam on or before September 10, 2021 (11:59pm EST).
The exam will be administered at Portledge School on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 during school hours.
The cost for each exam is $30.
No late registration is possible.
Fees are payable online with a debit or credit card or via mail in (check or money order). A 3.1% credit card processing fee is added to the cost of the exam for payments with a debit or credit card. No additional processing fee is charged for mailing in a check or money order. Mail in instructions will be provided at check out. Postmark deadline for mailing in payment is September 7, 2021.
Fee Reductions – Any family concerned about the exam fee is encouraged to contact Mr. Francisco Lameiro at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately in order to discuss next steps and special instructions on how to complete the registration form.
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 grade 12. The PSAT® can be used to predict performance on the SAT. The PSAT/NMSQT® is not used in US university admission; scores will be sent only to the student and to the school.
Grade 10 and 11 Portledge School students are required to take the exam. Any student and/or parent/guardian of a 10th or 11th-grade student who wishes to opt out of this requirement must contact Mr. Francisco Lameiro at email@example.com before end of day on September 10, 2021 in order to do so.
Please note: PSAT/NMSQT® scores from the grade 11 year are used as the qualifying submission for the National Merit Scholarship.
3. When are scores released?
PSAT® results are usually sent to schools in late December and then are released to students via College Board’s online system soon after.
4. Can I cancel my exam and receive a refund?
Grade 10 and 11 Portledge School students are required to take the exam.
Any student and/or parent/guardian of a 10th or 11th-grade student who wishes to opt out of this requirement must contact Mr. Francisco Lameiro at firstname.lastname@example.org before end of day on September 10, 2021 in order to do so. If approved and if you had already paid, a refund of $15 will be issued.
5. How do I prepare for the exam?
College Board offers detailed information as well as preparation tools developed in partnership with The Khan Academy. To access these tools, click here.
For questions or assistance, please email email@example.com