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PSAT 10 Scoring system?

Hi guys, I’m a bit confused about the PSAT 10 scoring system. How much is it out of, and how is it different from the regular PSAT/NMSQT? Also, do colleges see these scores, or is it purely for practice?

7 months ago

Hey there! No need to be confused; the PSAT 10 scoring system can be quite straightforward once you get the hang of it. The PSAT 10 is scored on a scale of 320 to 1520. It mirrors the PSAT/NMSQT in terms of content and structure, but the scoring differs slightly as the PSAT/NMSQT scores range from 320 to 1520. However, unlike the PSAT/NMSQT, the PSAT 10 doesn't qualify you for National Merit Scholarships.

As for colleges seeing these scores, you can breathe easy! The PSAT 10 is meant to be a practice test, so colleges won't see these scores. The main purpose is to give you an idea of what to expect on the actual SAT and to highlight any areas where you might need a bit more study or practice. So, take it seriously as practice, but know that it's not part of your college application process. Hope this clears things up!

7 months ago

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