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Will 201 PSAT Score Keep Me in the Running for a National Merit Scholarship?

Sally_RubenstoneSally_Rubenstone Posts: 2,414CC Admissions Expert Senior Member
edited December 2010 in Ask The Dean Topics
Question: I got a 201 on my PSAT. Is that score high enough to qualify me for National Merit Scholarships in Illinois? As you may know, National Merit cut-offs vary greatly from state-to-state and then even vary somewhat from year-to-year. However, your score of 201, isn’t close to the typical Illinois cut-off for scholarship qualification, [...]

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Replies to: Will 201 PSAT Score Keep Me in the Running for a National Merit Scholarship?

  • cprep1308cprep1308 Posts: 18Registered User New Member
    If the cut-off score in Illinios has historically been much higher than a 201, then your chances probably aren't very good.
  • cprep1308cprep1308 Posts: 18Registered User New Member
    But you'll probably qualify as a Commended Scholar, which doesn't have any automatic scholarships attached to it, but is still something to put on a resume.
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