Read about how to prepare for the PSAT and learn about improving your PSAT scores with Peterson's.

About the PSAT/NMSQT

PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Find out how to apply for this test and what it means for you.

By Peterson's Staff updated on October 07, 2015

Free Practice Test for the PSAT

Are you ready for the PSAT? Find out and target your prep time with a free PSAT practice test from Peterson's.

By Peterson's Staff updated on September 14, 2015

PSAT Test Taking Tips and Advice

The first step in your college search doesn’t involve choosing a location or a program of study. But it does require some work on your part. The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Achievement Test) offers you two unique opportunities.

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 02, 2014

What to Do When Your PSAT Scores Come In

Have you gotten your PSAT scores back? Most scores arrive in the beginning of December. No matter what your scores are, now is not the time to gloat, panic, or feel indifferent.

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 17, 2014

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Sample PSAT Test Questions

Before getting started on PSAT prep that can help you improve your PSAT scores, try these sample PSAT test questions to see where you stand and what you need to study

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 24, 2014

Need-to-Know Tips and Strategies for the PSAT/NMSQT

Want to score high on the PSAT/NMSQT? Test-taking tips and strategies for the exam will help you during your test prep and make sure you're ready for test day

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 24, 2014

Peterson's Online Course for the PSAT/NMSQT

Prep for the PSAT with this customized online course, including lessons, quizzes, and practice tests, and get help improving your PSAT scores.

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 24, 2014

Ask the Experts: PSAT

Read actual questions from students about the PSAT and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 20, 2014
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