What is the PSAT (Preliminary SAT)?

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The PSAT is a great way to preview and practice for the SAT. It tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT.

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What is the PSAT (Preliminary SAT)?:

What is the PSAT (Preliminary SAT)?

The PSAT is a great way to preview and practice for the SAT. It tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT. - PSAT has Three Section [Critical Reading, Math & Writing] - PSAT Math does not Include Higher Level of Math.:

The PSAT is a great way to preview and practice for the SAT. It tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT. - PSAT has Three Section [Critical Reading, Math & Writing] - PSAT Math does not Include Higher Level of Math.

- Student can use Calculator, But in**1ST Math Section it is not allowed. Graphing calculator (TI83/84...) / Scientific calculator - Oct 19, Oct 22, or Nov 2, 2016 Test dates for-PSAT 10th Grader/11th Grader TEST COST SCHOOLS $15 - Sept 28, 2015, and Jan 29, 2016, or between Feb 22 and March 4, 2016 8th Grader/9th Grader TEST COST SCHOOLS $10:

- Student can use Calculator, But in**1ST Math Section it is not allowed. Graphing calculator (TI83/84...) / Scientific calculator - Oct 19, Oct 22, or Nov 2, 2016 Test dates for-PSAT 10th Grader/11th Grader TEST COST SCHOOLS $15 - Sept 28, 2015, and Jan 29, 2016, or between Feb 22 and March 4, 2016 8th Grader/9th Grader TEST COST SCHOOLS $10

Format of PSAT Sections Time # of questions Reading 60 mins 47 questions Writing 35 mins 44 questions Math (1st Section) 25 mins 17 questions (2ND Section) 45 mins 31 questions Totals 165 mins 138 questions:

Format of PSAT Sections Time # of questions Reading 60 mins 47 questions Writing 35 mins 44 questions Math (1 st Section) 25 mins 17 questions (2 ND Section) 45 mins 31 questions Totals 165 mins 138 questions

How and when do I get my scores? ● PSAT results are usually available in early December ● Students will be emailed a copy of their results ● Students must create a College Board account with a valid email address in order to get their results:

How and when do I get my scores? ● PSAT results are usually available in early December ● Students will be emailed a copy of their results ● Students must create a College Board account with a valid email address in order to get their results

Comparison of the Major Features: Current SAT and New SAT Current SAT: Total testing time: 3 hours and 45 minutes Components: 1. Critical Reading 2. Writing 3. Mathematics 4. Essay:

Comparison of the Major Features: Current SAT and New SAT Current SAT: Total testing time: 3 hours and 45 minutes Components: 1. Critical Reading 2. Writing 3. Mathematics 4. Essay

Important Features: • Emphasis on general reasoning skills • Emphasis on vocabulary, often in limited contexts • Complex scoring (a point for a correct answer and a deduction for an incorrect answer; blank responses have no impact on scores):

Important Features: • Emphasis on general reasoning skills • Emphasis on vocabulary, often in limited contexts • Complex scoring (a point for a correct answer and a deduction for an incorrect answer; blank responses have no impact on scores)

Essay: • Required and given at the beginning of the SAT • 25 minutes to write the essay • Tests writing skill; students take a position on a presented issue:

Essay: • Required and given at the beginning of the SAT • 25 minutes to write the essay • Tests writing skill; students take a position on a presented issue

Score Reporting: • Scale ranging from 600 to 2400 • Scale ranging from 200 to 800 for Critical Reading; 200 to 800 for Mathematics; 200 to 800 for Writing • Essay results scaled to multiple-choice Writing Sub score Reporting: None:

Score Reporting: • Scale ranging from 600 to 2400 • Scale ranging from 200 to 800 for Critical Reading; 200 to 800 for Mathematics; 200 to 800 for Writing • Essay results scaled to multiple-choice Writing Sub score Reporting: None

New SAT: Total testing time: 3 hours (plus 50 minutes for the Essay [optional]) Components: 1. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing • Reading Test • Writing and Language Test 2. Math 3. Essay (optional):

New SAT: Total testing time: 3 hours (plus 50 minutes for the Essay [optional]) Components: 1. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing • Reading Test • Writing and Language Test 2. Math 3. Essay (optional)

Important Features: • Focus on the knowledge, skills, and understandings that research has identified as most important for college and career readiness and success • Greater emphasis on the meaning of words in extended contexts and on how word choice shapes meaning, tone, and impact • Rights-only scoring (no penalty for guessing):

Important Features: • Focus on the knowledge, skills, and understandings that research has identified as most important for college and career readiness and success • Greater emphasis on the meaning of words in extended contexts and on how word choice shapes meaning, tone, and impact • Rights-only scoring (no penalty for guessing)

Essay: • Optional and given at the end of the SAT; postsecondary institutions determine whether they will require the Essay for admission • 50 minutes to write the essay • Tests reading, analysis, and writing skills; students produce a written analysis of a provided source text:

Essay: • Optional and given at the end of the SAT; postsecondary institutions determine whether they will require the Essay for admission • 50 minutes to write the essay • Tests reading, analysis, and writing skills; students produce a written analysis of a provided source text

Score Reporting: • Scale ranging from 400 to 1600 • Scale ranging from 200 to 800 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing; 200 to 800 for Math; 2 to 8 on each of three dimensions for Essay • Essay results reported separately Sub score Reporting: Sub scores for every test, providing added insight for students, parents, admission officers, educators, and counselors.:

Score Reporting: • Scale ranging from 400 to 1600 • Scale ranging from 200 to 800 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing; 200 to 800 for Math; 2 to 8 on each of three dimensions for Essay • Essay results reported separately Sub score Reporting: Sub scores for every test, providing added insight for students, parents, admission officers, educators, and counselors.

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