Class of 2024: Register for the PSAT by 9/12

Reported by on 8/8/22

PSAT/NMSQT Testing Information for Juniors

On Wednesday, October 12th Waubonsie Valley will offer the PSAT/NMSQT Test to any junior interested in registering for the test. This test is recommended for college-bound juniors who fall within the top tier of their class. The PSAT is the only qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit program awards several prestigious honors for students who score in the 98th or higher percentile of the standardized exam. More information on the PSAT can be found at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/inside-the-test

The PSAT registration fee is $23. Please follow the steps listed below to complete the registration process. Students registering for the test will receive testing room information prior to the test date. On October 12th, students report directly to their testing room at the start of the school day. Testers will be excused from their morning classes on test day and will be expected to return to class at the conclusion of testing. If you have any questions about the testing experience or you need additional information, contact your student's counselor.

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Registration Process:
Students register for the PSAT online through their Push Coin accounts https://store.ipsd.org/#!/products/7A623SU7QD . Juniors may add a PSAT/NMSQT registration through the Push Coin webstore. Registrations will be accepted from August 8th through September 12th. A PushCoin receipt indicates that the exam registration has been successfully completed. Please print a copy for your records. If you do not receive a receipt, you are NOT registered and will not be able to test.

The PSAT is available to Juniors only. Registrations by students in any other grade level will be canceled.

Waubonsie Valley is excited to offer families the ability to pay their exam fees of $23 directly through their Push Coin accounts with no need to go through an additional 3rd party vendor. Payment is not accepted at WVHS. Registrations that are not paid by 11:59 PM, Monday, September 12th will be canceled, and those exams will not be ordered.

Students who qualify for Free/Reduced lunch will receive a discount on their PSAT registration fee. The discounted registration fee of $5 will be automatically applied once the PSAT/NMSQT is added to your Push Coin cart. Because this is an optional assessment, fees are not covered in full. Students who require additional fee assistance should contact their school counselor before September 12th.

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