Registration Deadline: October 5, 2017 (Extended to 10-9-17)
Please read through the information below and then click on “Order the PSAT/NMSQT Exam” to submit an order.
1. Registration & Fees
Students must register for the 2017 PSAT/NMSQT exam between now and October 5, 2017 (midnight EST). No late registration is possible. The exam will be administered at Bergen County Technical School Paramus Campus on Wednesday, October 11, during school hours. The cost for each exam is $17.00.
2. Why take the PSAT/NMSQT exam?
11th grade students are encouraged to take the PSAT for a variety of reasons: 1) it gives the most up-to-date picture of where you are likely to score on the actual SAT. This will assist you in determining where you wish to spend your time and effort in preparing for the SAT exam. 2) As a junior, you are entered as a part of the National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test (NMSQT), a competition that awards some top scoring students across the nation with scholarships. 3) Another chance at a practice exam is always a good idea. This will help you to get a feel for the actual exam, which helps to reduce testing anxiety.
3. When are scores released?
PSAT results are usually sent to schools in late December and then are released to students via College Board’s online system soon after.
4. Can I cancel my exam and receive a refund?
No. Cancellations and refunds of the exam fees is not possible.
5. What if I miss the exam?
If you miss the exam offered by Paramus on October 11th, you can contact College Board to get a list of schools offering the alternate exam on Saturday, October 14 or on Wednesday, October 25 (during school hours.)
6. What if I qualify for a fee waiver on the PSAT exam?
College Board provides each school with a number of fee waivers for eligible students. Please see Ms. Boyle in the Guidance Office to confirm eligibility and to receive a fee waiver code that will be entered into the online order form.
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