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It’s time to register for the PSAT!

PSAT/NMSQT 2023 Testing Schedule


Date: Friday, October 20, 2023

Time: 7:30 am at OCA (for both AM & PM Students)

10th grade (free and mandatory, no sign-up required)

9th grade (Optional, sign-up required- $20.00 fee)

11th grade (Optional, sign-up required- $20.00 fee) 

9th and 11th graders interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT?

1. Complete the Registration Form by September 7th @ 3:00 p.m.

2. Pay the $20 fee 

Payment Options:

OCA Front Office-

$20.00 check made payable to

 Oceanside Collegiate Academy


Online Payment below

($20.00 + $1.00 transaction fee added)



Registration ends September 7, 2023 at 3:00 PM! NO EXCEPTIONS!!


The PSAT/NMSQT is practice for the SAT and is the only way to qualify for a National Merit Scholarship. 

The most common reasons for taking the PSAT/NMSQT are:

  • To receive feedback on your academic strengths and weaknesses.

  • Opens the door for scholarship opportunities including a National Merit Scholarship.

  • To help prepare for the SAT!

  • To see how your performance might compare with that of others applying to college.



For more information on the National Merit Scholarship Program:

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)—a test which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.6 million entrants each year—and by meeting published program entry and participation requirements. The PSAT must be taken by 11th graders to be eligible for National Merit. Click below for more info:

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