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Taking the PSAT is a great first step towards planning for your future!

But now what?

PSAT Next Steps Handout

Step One: Understand Your Score Report! 

Your score report gives valuable feedback on your strengths and weaknesses on the skills necessary for college success.

Use this information to then focus your preparation on those areas that could most benefit from additional study or practice.

For a short overview to learn more about how to understand your PSAT/NMSQT score report, view the video below:

Click Here For A Brief Video

For a more detailed description of your score report, follow along with the video below:

Click here for a detailed video.

Step Two: Practice, Prepare, Plan!

Link Your PSAT Report to The Khan Academy!

See your PSAT/NMSQT scores and your projected SAT score.

Review questions you got wrong—and why.

Practice for the SAT with hundreds of practice questions.

Save your college searches.

Take a personality test to find majors and careers fit for you.

See which AP courses you may be ready for

and find out which courses are related to college majors that interest you.

View the following video for detailed instructions:

Video Link: Sync Your College Board Account with Khan Academy
Khan Academy Sync Handout

Step Three: Keep Going!

Plan to re-take the PSAT next October.


Plan to re-take the PSAT/NMSQT next October.


Plan to take the SAT or ACT this spring.
Retake the SAT or ACT if needed at the beginning of senior year.

All Students!
Practice with Khan Academy.
Look for SAT/ACT prep applications for your phone or iPad.
Sign up for the SAT Question of the Day at
Visit The College Board College Readiness Page Here!

Additional Resources For Students and Parents!

Method Test Prep Understanding PSAT Score Report.pdf

SAT Concept Alignment Chart.pdf

See your counselor
if you have additional questions!