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PSAT @ Meridian

PSAT @ Meridian for Sophomores and Juniors

 

National test date:  Tuesday, October 26, 2021

 

 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
NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED

 

Test format: 4 sections, total testing time 2 hours and 45 minutes
Reading
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…
Scoring
Previously: wrong answers = minus ¼ of a point
Change: now there is no penalty for guessing on the PSAT
Complete information available at www.collegeboard.com