The PSAT/NMSQT stands for the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test which students may take their sophomore and/or junior year in October. Advantages to taking the PSAT include:
When taken in the junior year of highschool, the PSAT/NMSQT will serve as a qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Juniors who score high enough (usually around 221 or better for the state of Texas) on the PSAT/NMSQT and meet other program requirements could qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Competion.
You can find study and practice material for free at https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt/preparing/studying-practicing.
Bonham High School will be offering the PSAT/NMSQT test on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. The cost of the exam is $18.