The PSAT is essentially a pre-SAT. These two tests have very similar formats, but the PSAT covers fewer topics than the SAT. Many students take the PSAT in the 10th grade, but did you know that the test also serves as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test for 11th grade students? Students who take the PSAT in the 11th grade are automatically entered to compete for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, making the PSAT more important than a mere practice test!
C2 Education Katy PSAT prep classes will improve students’ confidence before the exam, give them a head start on preparation for the SAT and ACT and increase their chances of qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship.
Facts about C2 Education Katy PSAT Prep Classes:
- There are different versions of the PSAT! 8th and 9th graders can take the PSAT 8/9 in school, a practice version of the official 11th grade test.
- Both 10th and 11th graders can take the official version of the PSAT, but only 11th grade scores will count towards the National Merit Scholarship.
- Top PSAT scores, combined with strong essays and academic standings, can qualify students for the National Merit Scholarship.
- A thorough review of the PSAT score report can show students how much work needs to be done before they take the SAT, giving them a solid foundation for SAT success.