What is the PSAT test?
The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It's a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.
Inside the Test
Khan Academy is partnering with the College Board so that all students who want to go to college can prepare for the PSAT & SAT at their own pace, at no cost.
The College Board just announced that they’re redesigning the SAT for 2016,and Khan Academy is partnering with them to make free, world-class prep materials.
What is the ACT test?
- The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science.
- The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.