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ACT & SAT College Entrance Exams

ACT & SAT College Entrance Exams

ACT

The ACT is a college entrance exam that some colleges require in order to be admitted. 

Students are encouraged to register online at http://www.actstudent.org/

      2017-2018 Test Dates
  •  September 9, 2017
  • October 28, 201
  • December 9, 2017
  • February 10, 2018
  • April 14, 2018
  • June 9, 2018
  • July 14, 2018

The registration deadline is usually a little more than a month before the test.  You should apply before the registration deadline to avoid paying any late fees.  When registering, it is encouraged to sign up for the writing portion of the test.

SAT

The SAT is another test that some colleges may require for admittance to their school.  Again, it is encouraged to register early to make sure you have secured your seat for test day.

Students are encouraged to register online at http://www.collegeboard.com/

      2017-2018 Test Dates

  • August 26, 2017
  • October 7, 2017
  • November 4, 2017
  • December 2, 2017
  • March 10, 2018
  • May 5, 2018
  • June 2, 2018

You are also encouraged to register for the writing portion of this test.

*Please note that some schools require that your test score be sent directly from the testing agency.  When registering for these tests, you are given the option to have your score sent to a couple schools for free.  You are encouraged to take advantage of this to avoid fees later.

Test Preparation

One of the best sources to prepare for the exams is the website you register for the test on.  There are many useful tools to help you prepare yourself for the test day, ranging from sample test questions to sample tests.

Area ACT prep: 

  • Tallmadge High School ACT Prep Classes, $25 per class- flyer with details in Guidance
  • Tallmadge High School will be offering free ACT prep during Academy time Mon-Thur in room 1515 see flyer above for more information
  • University of Akron, Register at http://www.uakron.edu/ce or by calling (330)972-7577
  • Bright Promise Prep, Register at http://abrightpromise.org/

SAT:  http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/prep_one/prep_one.html

Other websites to help you prepare

http://www.princetonreview.com/college/act-test-preparation.aspx


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