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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".

 

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 10, 2016
October 22, 2016
December 10, 2016
February 11, 2017
April 8, 2017
June 10, 2017
August 5, 2016
September 16, 2016
November 4, 2016
January 13, 2017
March 3, 2017
May 5, 2017
August 6 – August 19, 2016
September 17 – September 30, 2016
November 5 – 18, 2016
January 14 – 20, 2017
March 4 – 17, 2017
May 6 – 19, 2017

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)
October 1, 2016
November 5, 2016
December 3, 2016
January 21, 2017
March 11, 2017
May 6, 2017
June 3, 2017
September 1, 2016
October 7, 2016
November 3, 2016
December 21, 2016
February 10, 2017
April 7, 2017
May 9, 2017
September 2-20, 2016 
October 8-25, 2016 
November 4 -22, 2016 
December 22, 2016 - January 10, 2017 
February 11 - February 28, 2017
April 8-25, 2017 
May 10-24, 2017


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Monday, May 1
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Environmental Science
Psychology
Tuesday, May 2
Spanish Language and Culture
 
Wednesday, May 3
English Literature and Comp.
 
Thursday, May 4
US Government and Politics
 
Friday, May 5
US History
Studio Art AP (portfolios due)

 

 

Week 2 Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon  12 noon
Monday, May 8
Biology
Music Theory
Physics C: Mechanics
Tuesday, May 9 Calculus AB and BC French Language and Culture
Wednesday, May 10 English Language and Composition  
Thursday, May 11 World History Statistics
Friday, May 12 Human Geography Latin