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College Planning
Online Tool My College QuickStart Demo
An interactive preview of the free online personalized planning kit students receive based on their test...
PDF 1.11 MB My College QuickStart Implementation Guide
Provides a general overview of My College QuickStart, information on how to access it, and best practices for...
DOC 29 KB My College QuickStart Parent Letter Template
Use this template to let parents know about My College QuickStart.
PDF 689.15 KB My College QuickStart Lesson Plan: My SAT Study Plan
High school students begin using My SAT Study PlanTM to improve skills and prepare for the SAT.
PDF 610.12 KB My College QuickStart Lesson Plan: My Personality
Students are introduced to the concepts of self-exploration and personality typing and learn how these concepts...
PDF 654.66 KB My College QuickStart Lesson Plan: My Online Score Report
High school students explore the online score report and review missed and omitted test questions.
PDF 622.48 KB My College QuickStart Lesson Plan: My Majors
Students learn more about their selected major and how to prepare for that major.
PDF 813.58 KB My College QuickStart Lesson Plan: My College Matches
Students explore the colleges on their list and learn how to use search criteria to update their college match...
PDF 621.01 KB My College QuickStart Lesson Plan: My Careers
Students identify careers that may be suited to their personality type and learn how to set related goals.
Online Tool MyRoad
Free, interactive website where students explore in-depth information on majors, colleges, careers, and more....
Online Tool My College QuickStart
Personalized college and career planning tool including an online score report, SAT study plan, AP course...
Scores
PDF 211.67 KB PSAT/NMSQT Student Data Disk File Format
A description of the contents of the PSAT/NMSQT Student Data File that can be ordered with score reports.
PDF 1.09 MB Understanding PSAT/NMSQT Scores
Includes PSAT/NMSQT percentiles, mean scores, score conversions, answer keys, and skills.
PDF 845.8 KB Sample PSAT/NMSQT Score Report Plus
Explains the sections of the paper student score report. Can be used as a guide for reviewing the score report...
PPT 3.55 MB Understanding Your PSAT/NMSQT Results for 11th & 12th Grades
Helps your students understand their PSAT/NMSQT results and benefit from the feedback provided on their score...
PPT 3.55 MB Understanding Your PSAT/NMSQT Results for 9th & 10th Grades
Helps your students understand their PSAT/NMSQT results and benefit from the feedback provided on their score...
Online Tool Summary of Answers and Skills
Free report providing a snapshot of students’ performance as a group on each PSAT/NMSQT section and test...
Online Tool School Summary Report
Paper score report providing summary data describing a school’s test-takers.
Online Tool Student Data File
Excel or .csv file including all student-provided data as well as PSAT/NMSQT scores, skills, AP PotentialTM...
Online Tool Roster of Student Scores and Plans
Free paper report providing complete information about each test-taker at a school.
Online Tool Score Report Plus
Paper report, distributed to students at school, that helps them understand their scores with personalized...
Preparation
PPT 2.71 MB Prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT: A Step to the Future
Presentation familiarizing students with the current PSAT/NMSQT question types and test-taking strategies.
PDF 165.01 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test Answer Explanations: Mathematics Questions 21-38
2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test answer explanations for the Mathematics section's questions 21-38.
PDF 380.38 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test Answer Explanations: Writing Skills Questions 1-37
2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test answer explanations for the Writing Skills section's questions 1-37.
PDF 304.91 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test Answer Explanations: Mathematics Questions 1-20
2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test answer explanations for the Mathematics section's questions 1-20.
PDF 275.17 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test Answer Explanations: Critical Reading Questions 25-48
2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test answer explanations for the Critical Reading section's questions 25-48.
PDF 255.94 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test Answer Explanations: Critical Reading Questions 1-24
2014 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test answer explanations for the Critical Reading section's questions 1-24.
PDF 2.2 MB Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT
Provides important test details, familiarizes students with question types, and includes information on the...
PSSS
PDF 2.94 MB PSSS Order Form and Brochure (Print-Friendly Version)
Presents basic information about the Preliminary SAT Scoring Service and an order form. (Print-Friendly Version...
PDF 1.01 MB PSSS Order Form and Brochure
Presents basic information about the Preliminary SAT Scoring Service and an order form.
PDF 1.88 MB PSSS: Prepare for the Test
Includes test directions, sample questions, and test-taking strategies for the Preliminary SAT Scoring Service...
PPT 2.56 MB Prepare for the PSSS: A Step to the Future
Presentation familiarizing students with PSSS question types and test-taking strategies.
General Info
Online Tool Make the Most of the PSAT/NMSQT Video
In this presentation, we will provide useful information and a step-by-step road map to help guide your...
PDF 1.39 MB PSAT/NMSQT Benefits Flyer for Educators
Provides an overview of PSAT/NMSQT benefits.
PDF 488.24 KB PSAT/NMSQT Benefits Flyer for Students (Why Should You Take the PSAT/NMSQT®?)
Introduces students to the PSAT/NMSQT and its benefits.
PPT 5.43 MB Reach Your College Goals
Presentation introducing students and parents to the PSAT/NMSQT and its benefits.
PDF 428.03 KB PSAT/NMSQT Quick Reference
PSAT/NMSQT fact sheet. Includes overview of the benefits of the test.
PDF 485.57 KB PSAT/NMSQT Benefits Flyer for Parents
Introduces parents to the PSAT/NMSQT and its benefits.
Administration
PDF 970.43 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Supervisor's Manual for Braille, Cassette, and Reader's Script Formats
This supervisor's manual contains detailed instructions for administering the 2014 PSAT/NMSQT to students...
PDF 2.77 MB Official Educator Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT
Everything counselors and teachers need to prepare students and get the most from test results. Includes quick...
PDF 2.45 MB Supervisor's Manual for the PSAT/NMSQT
Detailed procedures to follow before, during, and after the PSAT/NMSQT administration. Includes the test day...
PDF 167.69 KB Supplemental Instructions for Bulk Registration and Pre-ID Labels for the PSAT/NMSQT
Important instructions for applying labels and administering the test to students with labels.
Online Tool PSAT/NMSQT Ordering
Secure website where educators choose a test date, order test materials, request fee waivers, and more.
SSD
PDF 970.43 KB 2014 PSAT/NMSQT Supervisor's Manual for Braille, Cassette, and Reader's Script Formats
This supervisor's manual contains detailed instructions for administering the 2014 PSAT/NMSQT to students...
AP
PDF 449.86 KB Use the PSAT/NMSQT to Grow Your AP Program
Highlights the strong growth of AP programs in states with PSAT/NMSQT contracts when compared to states with...
Online Tool AP Potential
Web-based tool helping educators identify students likely to succeed in AP.