PSAT and ACT Practice Testing

PSAT/ACT Practice
for Sophomores and Juniors



 PSAT - Wednesday, October 24, 2018


 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
Complete information available at


 ACT Practice - Spring 2019


Meridian will be offering an ACT practice test to all Sophomores during the ACT spring testing
window in the spring semester.
Details will be provided to 10th graders through their College Readiness class and to parents
through email in the spring.