PSAT Info

GREAT! YOU TOOK THE PSAT. NOW WHAT???

USE THEM FOR WHAT THEY ARE INTENDED FOR:

  • With your Score Report, go back through your test book to the answers you got wrong, and figure out why you got them wrong through explanations on My College QuickStart
  • Preparation for the SAT ( for many free practice tools)
  • Go to the . Enter your ‘Online Access Code’ (located on your PSAT score report)

4 MAJOR PARTS OF THE PSAT:

  • Your Scores
  • Your Skills
  • Your Answers
  • Next Steps

PSAT TESTS YOUR ABILITY IN THREE AREAS (same as SAT):

  • Critical Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing Skills

4 PARTS OF MY COLLEGE QUICKSTART (free tool for PSAT test takers):

  • My Online Score Report (view projected SAT scores)
  • My SAT Study Plan (practice SAT questions & try a full-length SAT practice test)
  • My College Matches
  • My Major & Career Matches (take a personality test and learn more about majors and careers that fit your strengths and interests)

WHEN SHOULD I TAKE MY FIRST SAT/ACT?

  • Recommendation is that you take your first SAT/ACT in the spring of your junior year
  • Recommendation is that you take the SAT/ACT at least once again in either September, October, or November of your senior year

SAT PREP COURSE TO BE OFFERED AT MAHS:

  • See Mrs. Albert for information on registering for the course