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Signing up for the PSAT?

Hey folks, I'm a bit puzzled about the whole PSAT signup process. How exactly does one go about registering for it? Are there specific deadlines I have to be aware of, or can my school handle that for me? A quick rundown from anyone who's recently done it would be super helpful!

8 months ago

Hey there! Absolutely, I'd be happy to walk you through the process. Registering for the PSAT is typically handled by your high school. The exam is usually administered in October, but it's a good idea to check in with your school's counseling office to find out the exact date your school will be offering the test and to get signed up.

Deadlines can vary, but generally, schools need to order tests by mid-September, so you'll want to make sure you're registered before the school's cutoff, which will likely be a few weeks before that. Even better, ask for the specific deadline the next time you're at the counseling office. Registration involves a small fee, but fee waivers are available if you're eligible. The PSAT is a great way to get a feel for the SAT, and it also qualifies you for the National Merit Scholarship Program if you're a junior.

So, check in with your school's counselors soon to make sure you don't miss out! And remember, this is a preliminary test, so while it's great practice, don't stress too much about the score. It's all part of the learning process!

8 months ago

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