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Find out more about National Merit Scholarships

Every AACPS student in grades 9, 10, and 11 takes the PSAT/NMSQT. But did you know "NMSQT" stands for "National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test?" What does this mean to you? Find out by visiting the following sites:

  • Click here for more information from College Board.
  • Click here for more information about National Merit Scholarships.

For additional details, contact your school counselor.

The College Board's Scoring Policy for the SAT

The College Board has approved an important change to the current SAT score-reporting policy. This policy will give students the freedom to send the scores by sitting (test date) that they feel best represent their ability to colleges and universities in the application process. Designed to reduce student stress and improve the test-day experience, this score-reporting feature will be "opt-in" and was first made available for students in the March 2009 administration at no additional cost to students.

This score-reporting feature also gives colleges the ability to choose which scores are required for admission. Colleges and universities will communicate any changes to their admissions policies or application requirements to students.

For more information, please click here.

The Maryland State Department of Education HippoCampus Page

HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE).  The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content and tutorials on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.

Please click here for more information.