PSAT will be given on Oct. 11, 2017On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test will be given to most 10th and 11th graders who are enrolled in English 2 or English 3 at
. Ryan High SchoolThe test will be given during school day and at no cost to RHS students.
This test is one of the most important tests that a student will take in preparation for college. Students who take the PSAT/NMSQT exam in their junior year are automatically entered into the National Merit scholarship competition. This exam is the only way to become a National Merit Scholar and/or to be recognized as a high-achieving Hispanic or African American scholar.
From the PSAT test, students will be given a comparable
SATscore that will allow them to see where they are compared to all other students across the nation that they are competing with for college entrance, scholarships, and financial aid.All 10th and 11th graders will have access to My College QuickStart, a free, personalized college plan that a student can use to improve their academic skills, to improve their SATor ACT college entrance exam scores, and to research colleges. My College QuickStart also allows students to research careers and help them determine a career path. Additionally, student results will be sent to colleges so they can be contacted for scholarships.