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PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10-October 16th, 2019

From the College Board:
"There are only a few things you really need to bring on test day and a lot of things you'll be better off leaving at home.

What to Bring

Two No. 2 pencils with erasers
An approved calculator
Valid school- or government-issued photo ID (for students not testing at their own school and home-schooled students). If unavailable, students can use a notarized College Board Student ID Form (.pdf/122 KB).
Social Security number (optional)
Epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g., EpiPens) are permitted without the need for accommodations. They must be placed in a clear bag and stored under the student’s desk during testing. For policies on other medications and medical devices, contact Services for Students with Disabilities.
What Not to Bring

Any devices, including smartwatches, that can be used to record, transmit, receive or play back audio, photographic, text, or video content
Protractors, compasses, rulers
Highlighters, colored pens, colored pencils
Pamphlets or papers of any kind
Food and drinks—including bottled water—unless approved by the College Board's Services for Students with Disabilities. Learn more about testing with accommodations.
Your school counselor can share a complete list of prohibited devices—just ask to see the Official Student Guide.

During the Test

You will be allowed to have only these items on your desk:

A test book
An answer sheet
No. 2 pencils with erasers
An approved calculator—during one of the math sections only
Turn Off All Electronic Devices

You’ll need to turn off all electronic devices during the test and even during breaks. This includes cellphones. Be sure to turn off your watch alarm, if you have one.

Why? Test centers are serious about security and quiet, so prohibited devices—which include cellphones, tablets, and MP3 players—must be turned off and put under your desk. Better yet: Leave them at home.

Important:
Really, Really Important
You will be dismissed immediately and your scores will be canceled if you use your phone or if it makes a noise—even during breaks. Your phone may also be confiscated and inspected.
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