PSAT 2023

staffs

STAFFS Prep will be offering virtual SAT Prep classes throughout the school year. For full schedules and registration information, please visit

www.staffsprep.com/classroomprep.

Metuchen students can use the discount code SAT100 to receive $100 off their registration fee.

Click HERE for current class schedule and registration information 

review

COLLEGE ADMISSION TESTING

This page provides LINKS enabling students to  look up information on test dates, registration deadlines, guidelines for requesting accommodations, etc.

ALL TEST REGISTRATIONS WILL REQUIRE THE SCHOOL'S CEEB CODE: 310785 

SAT TESTING 2023-24

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Deadline for Cancellation

Aug 26, 2023

July 28, 2023

Aug 15

Oct 7, 2023

Sept 8, 2023

Sept 26

Nov 4, 2023*

Oct 6, 2023

Oct 24

Dec 2, 2023

Nov 3, 2023

Nov 21

Mar 9, 2024*

Feb 23, 2024

Feb 27**

May 4, 2024*

April 19, 2024

April 23**

June 1, 2024

May 17, 2024

May 21**

Register and find more information at www.collegeboard.org

*MHS is a test center on these dates.

** Subject to Change by College Board

ACT TESTING

Test Date

Regular Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline
Late Fee Applies

Standby /
Photo Upload Deadline

Sept 9, 2023

Aug 4

Aug 18

Sept 1

Oct 28, 2023* (see below)

Sept 22

Oct 6

Oct 20

Dec 9, 2023

Nov 3

Nov 17

Dec 1

Feb 10, 2024

Jan 5

Jan 19

Feb 2

April 13, 2024*

Mar 8

Mar 22

Apr 5

June 8, 2024

May 3

May 17

May 31

July 13, 2024

June 7

June 21

July 5

Register and learn more at www.act.org

*MHS is a test center on these dates.

The OCT 28th testing date had originally been scheduled for a MHS test site but, due to low registration numbers, ACT has pulled MHS from their testing locations. Students have been advised of their reassignments.

PSAT Testing

The PSAT will be held at MHS on SATURDAY, OCT 14 2023  All Sophomores, Juniors & selected Seniors will be tested. Students interested in taking the PSAT must register no later than Sept 29th. Click here for the registration form.

The PSAT is a two-hour and ten-minute test (plus approximately 35 minutes for administrative duties) that measures verbal reasoning, critical reading, math problem solving, and writing skills. Your score report will include your verbal, math, and writing scores and a qualifying score called the Selection Index, which is used by The National Merit Corporation to determine eligibility for scholarships.

WHY TAKE THE EXAM?

  • The PSAT gives you an opportunity to practice for the SATs which college bound juniors will take in the spring. The PSAT has the same type of verbal and math questions as the SAT, and the scores are presented in a similar manner.

  • The PSAT is the first step in determining eligibility for scholarship programs. These scholarships include The National Merit Scholarship and The National Achievement Scholarship for Outstanding Negro Students.

  • The PSAT makes a student eligible for the Student Search Service, in which colleges will send you information about their programs.

  • The PSAT is the first step in preparing to apply to college.

HOW DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR THE EXAM?

  • There will be a meeting for all Sophomores and Juniors. Each will be given a copy of the PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin that contains all information regarding the test, including a sample PSAT.

  • Students should familiarize themselves with the test format. No student should go in "cold."

  • Registration will take place at the class meeting. Every student will be asked to declare whether or not they will be taking the PSAT.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN THE DAY OF THE TEST?

  • Students will report to MHS at the  designated day and time and should bring with them two #2 pencils with erasers. Students may use graphing, scientific or 4-function calculators.

  • After checking in with the registrar, students will be seated in the gymnasium and/or cafeteria.

  • The PSAT process will simulate an SAT Testing session..

WHEN WILL SCORES BE AVAILABLE?

  • After about 2 months, the results are returned to the high school. The counselors will meet with all students to distribute the score report, test booklet and answer sheet.

  • Counselors will also explain how to interpret the scores and direct students on where to seek additional support for test preparation.

TESTING FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

  • If you have a documented disability, you may be permitted to take the SAT  with an accommodation appropriate to your disability. 

  • Reminder: Students must submit a Parent Consent Form to begin the process of applying for accommodations. Requests must be submitted by a designated deadline. Contact your School Counselor if you have any questions.

Fee Waivers

Students who receive Free and Reduced Lunch may qualify for a SAT/ACT test waiver.  See your counselor for more information.