Inside the Test

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The PSAT 8/9 is highly relevant to your future success and focuses on the skills and knowledge at the heart of education. It measures:

  • What you learn in school
  • What you need to succeed in college

How to Get Ready

You don’t have to discover secret tricks or cram the night before.

The same habits and choices that lead to success in school will help you get ready for the PSAT 8/9 and other tests in the SAT Suite of Assessments. The best way to prepare is to:

  • Take challenging courses
  • Do your homework
  • Prepare for tests and quizzes
  • Ask and answer lots of questions

In short, take charge of your education and learn as much as you can.

See What It’s Like

Find out what kinds of questions you’ll see on the PSAT 8/9 and what the test will measure. 

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