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After Test Day

Steps to take after the PSAT/NMSQT assessment

Follow the steps below to get the most out of the PSAT/NMSQT program. The free resources and reports below will help your school analyze student performance and help students prepare for the SAT® and college.

In December after score report shipments arrive

  • Use free publications and tools to understand PSAT/NMSQT results.
    • Distribute resource materials to help teachers, parents, and students understand and interpret test results.
  • Provide teachers and administrators with test information.
    • Share your School Summary Report and other test result information with school staff prior to distributing students' score reports.
    • Distribute extra copies of PSAT/NMSQT test books to teachers.
    • Encourage staff to view the My College QuickStart™ online demo for high school educators.
  • Return score reports and test books to students.
    • Distribute score reports and test books.
    • Encourage students to log in to My College QuickStart.
    • Encourage staff to create a MyRoad™ account and direct them to the free online resources that support school use of MyRoad. Your school's MyRoad educator access code is printed in the upper-right corner of the Roster of Student Scores and Plans included in your score report shipment.
  • Use AP Potential™ to identify additional students for honors and Advanced Placement Program® courses.
    • Teach staff how to use this online tool to expand student access to AP® courses.
    • The AP Potential educator access code is printed in the upper-right corner of the Roster of Student Scores and Plans.

In January

  • Help teachers evaluate the details behind student performance with the Summary of Answers and Skills (SOAS) report.
    • Show teachers how to use the SOAS report to identify their students' academic strengths and weaknesses based on their test performance.
    • The SOAS access code is printed in the upper-right corner of the Roster of Student Scores and Plans.

In February

  • Compare your school's performance with national- and state-level data.

Winter/spring

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