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What PSAT Scores Make the Cut for National Merit?


Now that PSAT scores have been received, the question that most people want answered revolves around the cutoff scores for National Merit Semifinalist standing. In other words: What is the minimum score that will qualify me to be a National Merit Semifinalist? This is certainly an immensely significant cutoff, mainly due to the benefits and scholarships that come with being a National Merit Scholar. As mentioned before here, the 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists from the class of 2013 will be notified sometime in August/September. As you eagerly await this announcement, here is some context for determining how close your score … Continue reading

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What is the 2011 PSAT cutoff Score for National Merit Scholarships?

National Merit Cutoffs

A Timetable for Receiving October 2011 PSAT Scores You took the PSAT in October and have probably received your scores back by now. Hopefully, the burning questions in your mind at present are centered around the National Merit Scholarship competition: How well did I do? What is the PSAT cut-off score for National Merit Scholars this year? When will I know what the PSAT cutoff is? The answers to these questions, fortunately, are simple enough, although many require patience. As a start, here is a link to the PSAT Test Dates and Deadlines on the College Board website: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/psat/deadlines Here … Continue reading

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