The PSAT is a comprehensive assessment program that measures college and career readiness and gives students tools for planning their future. It measures skills in three academic areas: reading, writing and language, and math. Scores are used to connect to scholarship programs such as The National Merit Scholarship Program and other scholarship and recognition programs use the PSAT/NMSQT to find qualified students. The online AP Potential™ tool identifies students likely to succeed in AP, helping educators expand access to challenging courses. The score reports support college and career planning: Students get an interactive score report with answer explanations, their projected SAT score, and feedback on their readiness for 20+ AP courses.* And, they’re connected to resources they can use to search for colleges and explore majors and careers. Score reports help students to navigate free Official SAT Practice powered by Khan Academy®: Students can get a personalized SAT study plan based on their PSAT/NMSQT® performance by linking their College Board and Khan Academy accounts. Khan Academy practice can also help students prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 because of the close alignment of the tests (satpractice.org).