The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) will be administered at Hunterdon Central on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The exam is offered to all sophomore and junior students free of cost this year.
We encourage all sophomores and juniors to take this test. It's an excellent diagnostic tool, provides real-time/real-place experience of a standardized assessment similar to the SAT, and is the qualifying test for National Merit Corporation scholarship opportunities for Juniors.
Please click to access: Online PSAT Registration
The Registration Confirmation Page should be saved and kept for reference that the registration process was successfully completed.
The important dates for the PSAT/NMSQT registration process are:
- Thursday, September 2, 2021 , 7:00 AM: Registration begins.
- Monday, September 13, 2021, 11:59 PM: Registration closes. No exceptions will be made after registration closes.
- Monday, October 4, 2021 – Friday, October 15, 2021: Students may pick up a PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide and Practice Test #1 located on the table outside of the room 801.
If you have questions about PSAT/NMSQT registration, please call 908-284-7226.
Test scores will be available on collegeboard.org. Students will be notified directly via email from College Board, that they now have access to their results and other online resources that analyze test results, identify strengths and weaknesses, and offer additional resources for college preparation and planning.
For more information, please go to: Collegeboard
Hunterdon Central will be administering the PSAT 9 to all freshman students on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. The test will be given during the school day and is free of charge.
Testing will begin Block 1 and will take approximately 3 hours.
Taking the PSAT 9 is an important tool to help teachers pinpoint areas for student improvement. This feedback can help both students and educators engage in strong classroom work and instruction.
The PSAT 9 is the first exam in the Collegeboard's "SAT Suite of Assessments" and establishes a starting point, in terms of college and career readiness.
The PSAT 9 is similar to the PSAT and SAT. It has three testing areas: Reading, Writing and Language, and Math. Students will receive a combined score in Reading and Writing, and a separate score for Math.
Information and logistics regarding the administration of the PSAT 9 will be shared with students and parents as we get closer to the date for the test. For more information regarding the PSAT 9, please visit CollegeBoard.org