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Tammy Larsen, Principal​

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PSAT: Taking the Test

Sharpen Your Pencils and Your Skills

How to get ready for test day:

Who, Where, When

  • Who: Eighth graders
  • Where: FCMS
  • When: Wednesday, October 19th during 1st- 3rd periods

Benefits

The PSAT 8/9 establishes a baseline measurement of your college and career readiness as you enter high school. It also gives you a chance to preview the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and PSAT 10 and connect to AP courses.

Get Ready for the PSAT/NMSQT and SAT

When you get your test results, connect your College Board and  accounts to get free personalized study recommendations.

Inside the Test

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. 

Where do you want to start?

Learn More:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/prepare-psat-8-9.pdf

 

Mackenzie Flores

RTI & Data Instructional Coach

School Assessment Coordinator

First Creek Middle School

Mflores1@Tacoma.K12.WA.US

253-571-2786

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