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Preparation

Get Ready for the PSAT/NMSQT

Learn about the Redesigned Test

The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT is coming in fall 2015. Check out the changes and understand the structure and timing of the exam.

Explore Sample Questions

Warm up for the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT with sample reading, writing and language, and math questions, as well as sample essay prompts.

Test Day Reminders

Two No. 2 pencils? Check. Calculator? Check. What else should students bring to the test?

The Best Preparation

The best way to prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT is to take challenging courses, read widely, write frequently, and develop problem-solving skills both in the classroom and through extracurricular activities. These are the same habits that prepare students for the SAT and AP exams as well as college and career.