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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.
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.