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Cost for taking the PSAT?

Hey everyone, I'm getting ready to plan out my standardized testing schedule, and I just realized I don't know how much the PSAT is going to cost. Does the price vary by school or area, or is it a set fee? And do you normally pay the school directly, or is there an online portal for it? Thanks in advance for any insights!

8 months ago

Hey there! Planning your testing schedule is definitely a smart move. The PSAT, or Preliminary SAT, usually has a set fee that's decided by the College Board, who administers the test. For the last few years, the cost has been around $18, but it can vary slightly from year to year. Sometimes schools may add a small additional fee to cover the cost of administering the test.

You typically pay your school directly; they should provide you with information on the payment process, whether it's via cash, check, or an online system if they have one set up. Many schools will send out a notice or have information readily available on their website or through your counseling office about how to pay for and sign up for the PSAT. If you're on free or reduced lunch, you might also be eligible for a fee waiver, so be sure to check in about that possibility. Best of luck in your preparations!

8 months ago

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