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National Merit Scholarships

The PSAT: Does It Count Towards College Admissions?

Scott Weingold | Posted 04.08.2013 | College
Scott Weingold

The answer, as it is with many things college admissions related... is yes and no. The PSAT -- the warm-up exam for the SAT -- may not matter when it comes to admissions. Yet it does offer some potential rewards for those who score highly.

Merit Scholarships, Test Optional Colleges, and One Way to Judge a Great College

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 04.30.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

You don't have to be a National Merit finalist to earn great college scholarships -- many colleges will offer big financial incentives to students based solely on grades and/or test scores.