Sophomores - On Sept. 26 registration forms for 10th graders to be given out during advisory and the process will be explained. Sophomores test for FREE !
Freshman and Juniors - Pay in accounting. Payment and registration form turned in by October 3, 1:30 pm.
Date: Wednesday, October 17th
Place: Oregon City High School (enter through main entrance)
Time: Arrive at normal school time. Test administration will begin at 7:55am sharp, so it is extremely important that you arrive on time!
Cost: $15.00 for Freshmen & Juniors (NO cost for sophomores)
Deadline for Sign-Up: Wednesday, October 3rd.
Who: All 9th -11th graders are eligible to take the exam; however, you have a choice. The PSAT is strongly recommended for students who have a 2.5 GPA or higher and are currently in Geometry or above in math and are planning to go directly to a four year University upon graduation.
Procedure for Sign-Up: Pay fee at Accounting Office. All students will receive a PSAT Student Bulletin and other preparation materials upon payment of fee. If you paid at registration you will receive your PSAT student bulletin in your advisory class.
**STUDENTS MUST SHOW FEE RECEIPT TO GAIN ENTRANCE**
**BRING A PICTURE ID LIKE A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR STUDENT BODY CARD**
**ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BRING A FOUR-FUNCTION, SCIENTIFIC, OR GRAPHING CALCULATOR TO THE TEST**
**STUDENTS MUST BRING #2 PENCILS**
Preparation: Students should study the PSAT Student Bulletin very carefully. It contains test-taking tips and sample questions. There is also a PSAT preparation site on the web at www.collegeboard.com. Students should also study their tests and answer sheets from last year's test if they took it last year. It is best to review over a stretch of several days before the test, instead of just the night before.
Why Take the PSAT?
1. Practice for the SAT-I or the ACT--this PSAT reflects the changes made to the SAT
2. Compare your ability to do college-level work against other college-bound students
3. Enter the competition for National Merit Scholarships and other scholarship opportunities (juniors only), a very high score on the junior-year PSAT opens lots of college doors!
4. Predict SAT scores from PSAT scores
5. Get information from colleges