Comparing the CLT10 and PSAT®

CLT10: A PSAT® Alternative

The CLT10 is a preparatory college exam that can be taken online at home or in school, lasts only 2 hours, and offers a better test experience than the PSAT. CLT10 scores and comprehensive analytics are released within a week of taking the test, and students can qualify for awards and scholarships.

Here’s how the CLT10 compares to the PSAT®:
FEATURES CLT10 PSAT®

College/University Acceptance

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Most

Method

Online

Paper

Estimated Time

2 Hrs

2 Hrs 45 Min

Cost

$44

$18

Scoring

0 – 120

320 – 1520

Essay/Writing Test

Optional

Not Available

Multiple Attempts

Unlimited

Up to 3

Scoring Comparison

*Some colleges have created their own correspondence tables.

CLT10 PSAT®
120 1520
119 1510
118 1510
117 1500
116 1490
115 1480
114 1470
113 1460
112 1430
111 1400
110 1380
109 1370
108 1360
107 1350
CLT10 PSAT®
106 1340
105 1330
104 1320
103 1310
102 1290
101 1280
100 1270
99 1260
98 1250
97 1240
96 1230
95 1210
94 1210
93 1200
CLT10 PSAT®
92 1190
91 1180
90 1180
89 1180
88 1170
87 1160
86 1160
85 1150
84 1140
83 1130
82 1120
81 1110
80 1100
79 1100
CLT10 PSAT®
78 1080
77 1070
76 1060
75 1050
74 1040
73 1030
72 1020
71 1010
70 1000
69 990
68 980
67 970
66 950
65 950
CLT10 PSAT®
64 940
63 930
62 920
61 910
60 900
59 890
58 880
57 880
56 880
55 870
54 870
53 860
52 860
51 850
CLT10 PSAT®
50 850
49 850
48 840
47 840
46 840
45 820
44 820
43 810
42 800
41 800
40 780

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