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Students who have signed up for the upcoming PSAT exam can become familiar with BLUEBOOK (the PSAT testing app), including the types of questions you’ll answer and the exam tools you’ll use to take the test, by taking a practice exam. Steps: (1) Pickup your Bluebook login ID and Reg # from the Counseling Office. (2) Download the Bluebook app at to your device (or use a school-owned chromebook) and log in. (3) Go to Practice and Prepare on the Bluebook homepage, and select Full-Length Practice. (4) After you’ve finished the practice test go to My Practice at and sign in with the same credentials to view your score results and review your practice exam questions, answers, and their explanations.


  • JUNIORS - Starting Monday, September 11, any Junior planning on taking the exam must come to the Student Store with their Student ID and register for your seat. The deadline for signing up will be September 19 
  • SOPHOMORES - Any Sophomore planning on taking the exam must come to the Student Store Sep 11-19 with their Student ID and pay the $20 exam fee (cash or check payable to PVPHS PSAT) to register for your seat. 
  • The test spots will be available on a first come, first served basis. There is a limited supply. 


  • Students must arrive at their exam rooms no later than 7:45am on Wednesday, October 11. Testing room assignments will be posted on campus office windows on Monday, October 9.  Students who are late will not be able to test and will not receive a refund.
  • The exam will be administered on school Chromebooks
  • Students should bring a pen or pencil for scratch work
  • Students may bring a small snack. There will be a 10 minute break during the exam.
  • Students MAY NOT bring their cell phone, study materials or backpacks, bags to the testing room. These items should be stored in student lockers.
    • Read through the Student Guide materials online at
    • Take the Practice Test on the Bluebook App – instructions are on page 9 of the Student Guide
    • Students can access Khan Academy ( for free, personalized, online SAT practice. This website can also be used to prepare for the PSAT because of the close alignment of the tests.
    • Go to bed early the night before the test and eat a good breakfast