|Many universities/colleges will require students to take the ACT or the SAT as part of their admission process. See below for information and links to registering for the tests. Students must register for the test themselves, but can seek out information and ask questions of their counselors at any time!
Students are advised to take the SAT or ACT during Junior Year, 2nd semester. If their score is not desirable, they can still retake the test before Early Application deadlines in November of their Senior Year.
SAT/SAT Subject Test | SAT Registration
The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support, and scholarships, in a way that is fair to all students. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills in Critical Reading, Writing, and Math.
The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test. The SAT Subject Tests can complement or enhance your college admission credentials.
ACT Test | ACT Registration
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Math, Reading and Science. There is an option to do ACT Plus Writing, which includes a 30 minute writing test in addition to the other subject area. There are 215 multiple choice questions and the test takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete (same as the SAT).
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