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General College Search Links


Petersons: General college search engine.

College Board: General college search engine as well as SAT/PSAT/AP information.

Schools in the USA:  Information about everything from college planning to dorm life.

Campus Tours: Virtual tours of college campuses.

College Confidential: Discussion forums on college admissions, searches, cost, and more.

College Admission Interviews: Article on "How to Ace the Admissions Interview".

Campus Reel: Student generated college tour videos.

 

Standardized Test Information


SAT vs. ACT... Which test should you take? Many students struggle with trying to decide which test they should take. The truth is, all colleges accept both tests for admission. However, there are some major differences between the two. This link helps you understand the differences so you can choose the test that is best suited to you.

ACT/SAT Score Comparison Chart  Here is a brief chart you can use to compare your scores from both tests and determine if you may have scored better on one versus the other.

ACT Test Prep Information: Here you can find access to online test guides, the ACT question of the day, test tips, and practice test questions.

Online registration: Sign up online to take the ACT.

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration (Late Fee Required)
September 14, 2019
October 26, 2019
December 14, 2019
February 8, 2020*
April 4, 2020
June 13, 2020
July 18, 2020*
August 16, 2019
September 20, 2019
November 8, 2019
January 10, 2020
February 28, 2020
May 8, 2020
June 19, 2020
August 17 – 30, 2019
September 21 – October 4, 2019
November 9 – 22, 2019
January 11 – 17, 2020
Febryary 29 - March 13, 2020
May 9 – 22, 2020
June 20 - 26, 2020

SAT Test Prep Information: A great resource for SAT preparation, even a free full length practice test!

Online Registration: Sign up online to take the SAT

        Test Date        Registration Deadline Late Registration (Late Fee Required)
August 24, 2019
October 5, 2019
November 2, 2019
December 7, 2019
March 14, 2020
May 2, 2020
June 6, 2020
July 16, 2019
September 6, 2019
October 3, 2019
November 8, 2019
February 14, 2020
April 3, 2020
May 8, 2020
August 6 - 13, 2019
September 17-24, 2019 
October 15-22, 2019 
November 19 -26, 2019 
February 25 - March 3, 2020
April 14-21, 2020 
May 19-27, 2020


          Week 1           Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon  12 noon
Monday, May 4
US Government and Politics
Physics C: Mechanics 
Tuesday, May 5 Calculus AB and BC Human Geography
Wednesday, May 6
English Literature and Comp.
 
Thursday, May 7
Chemistry
 
Friday, May 8 US History
Studio Art Portfolios Due
 

 

            Week 2             Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon  12 noon
Monday, May 11
Biology
Environmental Science 
Tuesday, May 12 Spanish Language  Psychology
Wednesday, May 13 English Language and Composition Music Theory
Thursday, May 14 World History