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Connecting students to opportunities beyond high school

According to the U.S. Department of Education, 72 percent of tenth-graders plan to go to college—twice as many as 20 years ago. How can schools support their students' future aspirations and inspire those who have not yet considered college as an option?

PSAT/NMSQT can help

The PSAT/NMSQT is a rigorous, national assessment that measures critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills that are important for success in college. Last year, over 23,000 schools opened the door to college for more than 3.5 million students by administering the PSAT/NMSQT.


The PSAT/NMSQT is more than just a test. It gives students:

Learn more about the PSAT/NMSQT by following these links:

Customized Entry Pages


  • P.O. Box 6720
  • Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6720
  • Phone: (888) 477-7728 (Educator Hotline)
  • International: (212) 237-1335
  • FAX: (610) 290-8979
  • TTY: (609) 882-4118
  • Email:
  • Phone lines are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Eastern Time). The phone lines are busiest between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Note: the hours are extended through 6 p.m. during periods of high call volume in mid-October and early December.

    Get PSAT/NMSQT contact information for students and parents.

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