SAT & ACT
Scholastic Aptitude Test, owned by The College Board, is taken by more than two million
students throughout 190 countries and territories. Students take it because the SAT is one
of the best ways to show colleges your knowledge, skills, and potential. It provides:
*free college planning resources that help students choose and apply to colleges that are a
good fit for students
*connects students to scholarships and merit aid to help pay for college
*if a student opts to participate in the Student Search Service when s/he registers for the SAT,
the student hears from colleges, universities, and scholarship programs
The SAT is being redesigned and will be launched in March of 2016.
SAT Subject Tests: Your Time to Shine
There are 20 SAT Subject Tests available in five general subject areas:
*English *Math *Science *History *Languages
These tests help you differentiate yourself on college applications. They may also help
you skip intro-level courses and earn college credit.
SAT Fee Waivers
Don't let fees hold you back from taking the SAT or applying to college.
Register to take the SAT
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject areas tests in
English, Math, Reading and Science. the ACT with writing includes the four subject area
tests plus a 40-minute writing test. ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges
and universities in the US. The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes
appoximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete including a short break. Actual testing
time is 2 hours and 55 minutes (plus 40 minutes if you are taking the ACT with writing).