Saturday, October 15, 2005


i just did the psats. wow what a fun experience. right now im hoping that the rest of my school, and the state for that matter, did horrible so my chances will increase for being a nathional merit scholar. i wonder how semonti did? somebody tell me.


Blogger manutd-for-life said...

what is nathional merit scholar? i did the psat without knowing what is it about.

9:31 AM, October 16, 2005  
Blogger Edward said...

National merit is this scholarship program, and if you get a PSAT score in the top half of a percent of juniors taking it you qualify to be a semi-finalist. I think. It's adjusted by each state so I think it's the top half of a percent in whatever state you're in, so it's relatively low in Washington compared to states like New York or California. And considering how much I saw you guys studying for SATs, I'm sure that all of you who took the PSAT did fine.

6:18 PM, October 16, 2005  
Blogger CalcyNinja said...

SIMUW consistently has disproportionately high numbers of National Merit.

This year, myself, Noah, Chris, and Edward, if I recall, all made the semifinals, and (I think) all plan to make the finals at least.

7:58 AM, October 17, 2005  
Blogger jimmy!! da^da^da`daa~~ said...

owen, you said taking psat was waste of time, now you took it yourself??!!


10:56 AM, October 18, 2005  
Blogger manutd-for-life said...

when did i say that?? you kiddin' me?

7:27 PM, October 18, 2005  
Blogger Simfish said...

National Merit. meh. Talking about an achievement for a test score on a single day. It really is absurd.

In any case, I'm disqualified now, though I missed it by one question as a sophomore.

California has a low of low-achieving students too - I think Massachusetts has the highest cutoff, at 221. And Washington is above average. Wyoming on the other hand, is 200. ;)

7:44 PM, November 03, 2005  

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