2020-2021 PSAT NMSQT FAQ
1. What date & time will the test be administered? On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 we will be offering the PSAT NMSQT at Chandler High School.
2. Where will the test be administered? At Chandler High School from 7:25 am – 12:00 pm
3. Who is eligible to take the PSAT NMSQT? CHS offers 250 testing spots for current 9th, 10th & 11th graders.
4. How much does the PSAT NMSQT cost and how do I pay for it? The cost of the test is $20. Payments will be live on Infinite Campus Parent Portal beginning November 3, 2020 and the deadline to purchase the test is November 23, 2020. Payments can be made on the Infinite Campus Parent Portal: https://campus.cusd80.com/campus/portal/chandler.jsp
5. Why should my student take the PSAT NMSQT? Scholarship opportunities: Junior year, a high score on the PSAT could qualify your student for the National Merit Scholarship Competition. This may result in thousands of dollars and opportunities to attend a prestigious university.
6. Free Test Preparation: Go to the site www.wolvespsat.com for free test prep! Save hundreds of dollars on test preparation books or tutoring. The exam provides a detailed score report. Your student can link their scores to Khan Academy to create an individualized SAT test preparation program free of charge. Your student will have access to BigFuture (College, Major, and Career Search engine) and access to Career Finder (creates career roadmaps).
7. Practice, Practice, Practice: Multiple exposures to the PSAT will prepare students to take the SAT at the end of their junior year. This is often the first experience students have with a timed standardized test.
8. COA Students: If you are a COA student, and your home school is Chandler High School, then you may register for our PSAT. Choose Chandler High School as your school in the registration form, and at the end of the form a warning will appear stating your application will be pending approval. We will review and approve all COA applicants daily. You may pay for the test via Infinite Campus. Choose Chandler High School and then Testing to access the correct PSAT payment option. Please arrive to campus at 7:20 am for the start of the school day.