Each October, more than 1 million high school sophomores and juniors take the PSAT/NMSQT exam. The scores from this test are used to determine eligibility for National Merit Scholarships and as an early indicator of SAT proficiency. As college admissions become more competitive, a high score on the PSAT can set the tone for the entire college application process. With proper preparation, students can score higher on this test and know what to expect on the SAT. Kaplan PSAT/NMSQT 2011 Premierfeatures all the test preparation, tips, and strategies that make Kaplan's courses so effective. This guide is geared toward younger and firsttime standardized test takers; it can help get them ready, and give them a positive testing experience that will provide the edge they'll need for the future. Kaplan PSAT/NMSQT 2011 Premieralso includes: Two full-length practice tests with detailed explanations for each answer Writing skills review, 100 top math concepts, and more than 1,000 vocabulary words Exclusive free access to Kaplan's Live Online events, interactive state-of-the-art online events in real time, complete with audio, video, instant chat, whiteboards, and screen sharing A handy parents' guide explaining how they can help their students use the book and prepare for the exam PSAT Study Group Guide Fresh content review and Kaplan PSAT Expert tips and strategies Fast Fact Videos with Kaplan's best tutors to review the most important concepts, strategy, and content from each chapterKaplan Publishing Staff is the author of 'Kaplan Psat 2011 ', published 2010 under ISBN 9781419549946 and ISBN 1419549944.