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PSAT/NMSQT Skill Reporting Tools

The PSAT/NMSQT reports and online tools reflect the same college readiness skills reported on by the SAT® and ReadiStep™. The reports also have a fresh look to help make them easier to use.

  • Skills Insight: An online tool that provides insight into the skills reflected at each score level and suggestions for improving each skill
  • Score Report Plus: Redesigned student score report containing information about performance on individual skills and questions
  • My College QuickStart: Online college and career planning tool that includes a personalized SAT study plan and hundreds of practice questions
  • Summary of Answers and Skills (SOAS): Improved online report that provides aggregate feedback on student performance, helping schools identify skill gaps and improve teaching and learning
  • Student Data File on CD: ASCII or Excel-ready file with detailed information about each test taker, including performance on individual skills
  • State standard alignments: New alignment reports show how the skills measured on the PSAT/NMSQT compare to your state's standards

PSAT/NMSQT Skills Reporting Resources

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About PSAT/NMSQT Skill Reporting
ResourceDescriptionAudience
PSAT/NMSQT Skills List (.pdf/90K) Handout. Lists the academic skills assessed by the PSAT/NMSQT. Education
Professional
Sample Student Score Report (.pdf/558K) Handout. Explains the sections of the Score Report Plus and can be used as a guide for reviewing individual score reports with your students. K-12 Counselor,
Parent, Student
PSAT/NMSQT College Readiness Benchmark (.pdf/146K) Handout. Provides information about the new PSAT/NMSQT College Readiness Benchmark and lists the benchmark scores. Education
Professional
Before The Test: Informing Students and Parents
ResourceDescriptionAudience
PSAT/NMSQT: Reach Your College Goals
Powerpoint Presentation

(.ppt/5.43MB)
Adobe Reader
(.pdf/1.34MB)
Presentation. Helps you introduce students and parents to the PSAT/NMSQT and its benefits. Student, Parent
After the Test: Interpreting Results
ResourceDescriptionAudience
Your Next Steps: Using PSAT/NMSQT Results Student Video Video. Walks students through the PSAT/NMSQT Score Report Plus and My College QuickStart. Student, Parent
PSAT/NMSQT Skill Reporting Tools Video Video. Walks educators through PSAT/NMSQT skill reporting tools, explaining key features, uses, and benefits. Education
Professionals
Understanding Results from the 2013 PSAT/NMSQT
PowerPoint Presentation
(.ppt/2.3MB)
Adobe Reader
(.pdf/1.28MB)
Presentation. Advises students on using the feedback provided in the score report and in My College QuickStart™ to improve their academic skills and plan for college and beyond. Student

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