PSAT October 19th, 2016

PSAT October 19th, 2016

What does the PSAT/NMSQT measure? 

The PSAT/NMSQT measures critical reading, math and writing skills developed over many years, both in and out of school.  You will not be asked to recall facts from literature, history, or science, or to complete math formulas, because this test measures your reasoning and critical thinking skills.  

Why take the test? 

  • Get feedback about critical academic skills
  • Prepare for the SAT
  • Start getting ready for college
  • Enter scholarship competitions
  • See which AP courses you might be ready for

What is the test fee? 

There is NO cost to the Juniors!

Sophomores the fee for the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT is $15.  Please see Ms. Cheema.  LIMITED SEATS!!

Online preparation and resources: 

  • Go to for sample questions and practice test answer explanations.
  • Go to to learn about the skills tested on PSAT/NMSQT and try practice questions for each skill.
  • See Ms. Cheema for an Official Student Guide Booklet.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Cheema at 530-656-2255 Ext 104 or email at pcheema [at] eastnicolaus [dot] k12 [dot] ca [dot] us