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National Merit Scholarships: Top Questions Answered

National Merit Scholarships: Top Questions Answered

The National Merit Scholarship Program began in 1955 as a way to recognize and provide scholarships to exceptional high-school st…

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National Merit Qualifying Scores May Look Different This Year

In the past, about 1.5 million high school students a year enter the National Merit® Scholarship Program by taking the PSAT, but …

Will a 208 Qualify Me for a National Merit Scholarship?

Will a 208 Qualify Me for a National Merit Scholarship?

Question: I got a 208 on my PSAT. Is that score high enough to qualify me for National Merit Scholarships in Illinois?

As you may …

National Merit Top-Choice Colleges

National Merit Top-Choice Colleges

Question: How should I decide which school to put down for my National Merit first-choice college? Should I name a school where I…

Is National Merit as Big a Deal as My Parents Say It Is?

Is Being a National Merit Finalist a Big Deal?

I just got back my PSAT scores and it appears I didn't meet the National Merit cutoff. My parents want to appeal because Nat…

5 FAQs About the PSAT and National Merit Scholar Program

5 FAQs About the PSAT and National Merit Scholar Program

Think the PSAT is just practice for the SAT? There's actually a lot more to it than that! Getting a great score on the PSAT,…

Can International Students Get Merit Scholarships?

Can International Students Get Merit Scholarships?

Question: I know that international students CANNOT participate in the National Merit Scholarships selection process. But I would…

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