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PSAT @ Meridian

PSAT @ Meridian for Sophomores and Juniors


National test date:  Thursday, October 29, 2020


 Who: All sophomores and juniors
What: Practice test for SAT; National Merit scholarship qualifying exam for Jrs.
When: 8:30 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m.
Where: Meridian; room assignment TBD
What to bring:
Two #2 pencils
Calculator (four-function, scientific, or graphing)
Photo ID


Test format: 4 sections, total testing time 2 hours and 45 minutes
60 minutes
47 multiple choice questions
Writing and Language
35 minutes
44 passage-based revision and editing question with multiple-choice responses
Math – two sections
25 minutes with no calculator
45 minutes with calculator allowed
48 questions; 40 multiple-choice, 8 student-produced response

To guess or not to guess…
Previously: wrong answers = minus ¼ of a point
Change: now there is no penalty for guessing on the PSAT
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