Tag Archives: national merit

by Emily Brehe-Gunter

“In the end, I just had to remember that the person I play best is myself,” Tiffney says when asked about her college admissions journey. Tiffney is an Allen High School student with a resume that any college would adore. She is a blogger, cheerleader, National African-American Recognition Scholar, National Merit® Commended Scholar, four-time All […]


Taking the PSAT/NMSQT® test is excellent preparation for the SAT® test. But it also gives your child a chance to qualify as a National Merit® Scholar. This means potential recognition for academic achievement that can lead to scholarships, both from the National Merit® Corporation and from outside sources such as participating companies and colleges. But […]


by Ashley McCarrick

National Merit ® Semifinalists and Commended students for 2017 were just named, and it is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming time. Becoming a National Merit ® Semifinalist is quite an honor, but you have to take the steps below in order to capitalize on your achievement. Find out about the next steps in the competition […]