COLLEGE APPLICATIONS AND ESSAYS
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SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST
The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT is offered to 10th and 11th-graders in the fall. This assessment serves as “check-ins” on student progress and pinpoint areas for development. Taking the
PSAT/NMSQT provides students with a midpoint check-in on their progress toward college and career readiness as well as detailed feedback that evaluates the knowledge and skills in need of strengthening. The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered October 19, 2016. Using their PSAT/NMSQT results, students may also be connected with AP courses, scholarship and recognition programs, and college planning resources.
As the nation’s most widely used college admission test, the SAT is the first step toward higher education for students of all backgrounds. It’s taken by more than two million students every year and is accepted by virtually all colleges and universities. When used in combination with high school GPA, SAT scores are shown to be the best predictors of a student’s potential to succeed in college. The SAT covers core content areas deemed essential for success in college — reading, mathematics, and writing and language. Students typically take the SAT in the spring of their junior year and in the fall/winter of their senior year.
AMERICAN COLLEGE TESTING
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English. mathematics, reading. science. Students typically take the ACT in the spring of their junior year and in the fall/winter of their senior year.
***ACT Fee Waivers: Juniors and seniors that receive free or reduced lunch are eligible to receive up to two fee waivers each year. Waivers may NOT be used to pay a late registration fee. Students may contact their counselor to receive a fee waiver.