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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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Where can I take the PSAT if my school doesn’t offer it?

I just found out my school isn’t offering the PSAT and I’m kinda stressed cause I wanted to qualify for National Merit. Does anyone know how I can find a testing center that does, or if there's any alternative way to take it?

8 months ago

I totally understand why you're feeling stressed about this, especially with the National Merit Scholarship on the line. Don't worry, though, there's a way to sort this out! First, you can contact the National Merit Scholarship Corporation directly to express your interest in taking the PSAT. They may be able to provide you with information on alternative testing locations.

Additionally, you can reach out to other local high schools to see if they would allow a student from another school to take the PSAT with their students. Many schools are quite accommodating, particularly for the PSAT/NMSQT. To find contact information for nearby high schools, you can use the College Board's 'PSAT/NMSQT School Search' tool on their website. Just input your zip code and a list of local high schools that offer the PSAT will appear.

Remember, you'll need to do this well ahead of the test date, as schools need time to plan for an additional test-taker. Best of luck, and don't hesitate to seek help from adults around you; they may have additional resources and advice to share!

8 months ago

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