Students in the class of 2021 are encouraged to take the 2019 PSAT/NMSQT test this coming fall. The PSAT/NMSQT measures critical thinking skills that are important for success in college, including critical reading, math problem-solving, and writing skills. The 2019 PSAT/NMSQT is also the qualifying test that students must take to enter National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) competitions for college scholarships that will be awarded in 2021. Taking the PSAT/NMSQT enables students to:
- Get feedback about important academic skills
- Seek information from colleges
- Enter scholarship competitions
- Initiate the college-planning process
The test will be administered at Wilmot Union High School on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. The test is approximately three hours in length and will be taken during the school day. There is a $16.00 fee to take the test, checks should be made payable to Wilmot Union High School.
Students interested in taking the 2019 PSAT/NMSQT need to sign up with their school counselor by June 12, 2019.