# How does a PSAT score translate to ACT?

## How does a PSAT score translate to ACT?

The PSAT score range extends from 160–760 (320–1520 total) versus the SAT’s score range of 200–800 (400–1600 total). In much the same way that no PSAT score can represent the same performance as a 1600 on the SAT, no PSAT score can be concordant with a 36 on the ACT (and a student with a 36 should stick with the ACT!).

Can PSAT scores predict ACT scores?

Use your PSAT score to predict your ACT score In 2018, the ACT and College Board released a concordance for SAT and ACT scores, establishing a relationship between scores on the two tests. Since you can use your PSAT score to predict your SAT score, you can also now predict your ACT score.

### What does a 1480 PSAT score mean?

To begin with, the PSAT score range is from 320 to 1520. The average PSAT score is around 920 (460 in Math and 460 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing), while an outstanding PSAT score (one that will qualify you as a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist) is between 1420 and 1480.

Is there a PSAT for ACT?

The Preliminary SAT (PSAT) isn’t a college entrance exam. Instead, it is used to prepare students for the ACT or SAT, essentially giving them a chance to experience a similar test.

#### What is a 1410 on ACT?

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Table 1: SAT-ACT Conversion Table

SAT ACT SAT
1410 31 710*
1400* 31 700
1390 31 690
1380 30 680

Is 1150 a good PSAT score?

We can define a “good” PSAT score as one that’s higher than the 75th percentile. This means you scored equal to or higher than 75% of all other test takers. For juniors, 75th percentile scores are around 560 to 590 in each section, or about 1150 in total.

## What PSAT score qualifies for National Merit?

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National Merit Semifinalists Selection Index Scores

State Selection Index
California 221
Connecticut 220
Delaware 220

Is 1390 a good PSAT score?

According to this chart, a good PSAT score for a junior is a composite score higher than 1150, an OK score is one higher than 1000 or 1010, and an excellent score is anything higher than 1280.

### Is a 1410 a good PSAT score?

It’s also important to note that within each percentile there are a range of scores; you can score a 1410 and be in the 99th percentile with students who scored a perfect 1520!

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