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Be sure not to miss out on these key benefits of the PSAT/NMSQT®:

National Merit® Scholarship Program

When you take the PSAT/NMSQT, you may meet requirements to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program and compete for national recognition and college scholarships.

$300 Million in Scholarships

By checking "yes" to the Student Search Service® question on the PSAT/NMSQT answer sheet or opting in, you'll connect with 1,500 colleges and over $300 million in scholarships. See the full list of scholarship partners and deadlines.

Free, Personalized Prep

Prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT with free resources from College Board and Khan Academy and then use your PSAT/NMSQT score to create a personalized SAT study plan through Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®.

Learn Your Academic Strengths

After you take the PSAT/NMSQT, your score report will show you where you performed well and which college-level AP courses match your strengths.

Taking the PSAT/NMSQT is a great way to kick off your path to college and earn scholarships along the way! Talk to your school counselor today about when your school is offering the PSAT/NMSQT.

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