PSAT and ACT Practice Testing
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)
NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED
47 multiple choice questions
Writing and Language
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 www.collegeboard.com
window in the spring semester.
Details will be provided to 10th graders through their College Readiness class and to parents