Asked by Whitney Royele on Feb 29, 2024



Besides preparation for the SAT,what is another reason students take the PSAT/NMSQT?

A) To graduate high school early
B) To enter college a semester early
C) To enter the National Merit Scholarship program
D) To be recruited by private colleges and universities


The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT and offers the chance to qualify for National Merit Scholarships.

National Merit Scholarship

A prestigious academic competition for recognition and university scholarships that high school students in the United States enter by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

  • Identify the differences among various standardized testing formats and their objectives.

Verified Answer

Siddharth Kothari

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
The PSAT/NMSQT is taken by students who wish to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program, which provides significant financial aid for college. It is not intended for early graduation or early college entry, and it does not serve as a recruitment tool for private colleges and universities.