3 Reasons Your PSAT Score Matters

Achieving a high score on the PSAT can take a lot of stress out of the college admissions and financial aid process.

Most high school students are familiar with the SAT and spend considerable time getting ready for the exam. However, before they ever sit for the SAT, many will take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, a standardized test cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Many take this test without doing anything to prepare. Unfortunately, students often assume the exam is just a practice test that doesn’t have any real value since college admissions offices do not use the score to assess applications.

While it is true that the score is not a factor like the SAT and ACT in admissions decisions, a good performance on the PSAT is still crucial. There are three very important reasons your score matters.  Click here to read more…