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How can a tutor help you master the PSAT?
If your student is preparing to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, or PSAT, Varsity Tutors can help you find a skilled, independent tutor near Wilmington, DE, who can guide your child on the path toward PSAT understanding. The PSAT has two main purposes. First, the test is similar to the SAT and can be used to try to help your student get a feel for that important test. Second, the PSAT is also known as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), and is used to determine who qualifies for the prestigious National Merit Scholarships. Doing well on the PSAT is important for these reasons. In addition, many schools will provide other scholarships and incentives to high scoring students.
Students typically take the PSAT in their junior year of high school, but can begin taking versions of the PSAT as early as 8th grade. Only the 11th grade score counts toward qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship. The test assesses multiple skills related to reading, writing, and math. In the reading and writing section, your student will answer questions showing they understand vocabulary in context, can edit passages for correct grammar, and understand evidence presented in science, social science, history, and literature essays. In the math section, questions assess knowledge of algebra, data analysis, and a variety of advanced math topics.