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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 9, 2017
October 28, 2017
December 9, 2017
February 10, 2018*
April 14, 2018
June 9, 2018
July 14, 2018*
August 4, 2017
September 22, 2017
November 3, 2017
January 12, 2018
March 9, 2018
May 4, 2018
June 15, 2018
August 5 – 18, 2017
September 23 – October 6, 2017
November 4 – 17, 2017
January 13 – 19, 2018
March 10 – 23, 2018
May 5 – 18, 2018
June 16 - 22, 2018

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 26, 2017
October 7, 2017
November 4, 2017
December 2, 2017
March 10, 2018
May 5, 2018
June 2, 2018
July 28, 2017
September 8, 2017
October 5, 2017
November 2, 2017
February 9, 2018
April 6, 2018
May 3, 2018
August 8 - 15, 2017
September 19-27, 2017 
October 17-25, 2017 
November 14 -21, 2017 
February 20 - 28, 2018
April 17-25, 2018 
May 15-23, 2018


Week 1 Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon  12 noon
Monday, May 7
Chemistry
Spanish Literature and Culture
Psychology
Tuesday, May 8 Seminar
Spanish Literature and Culture 
Art History
Physics 1:  Algebra - Based
Wednesday, May 9
English Literature and Comp.
Japenese Language and Culture
Physics 2:  Algebra - Based
Thursday, May 10
US Government and Politics
Chinese Language and Culture
Environmental Science
Friday, May 11
German Language and Culture
US History
Studio Art - last day for portfolios (by 8 p.m. EDT)

Computer Science Principles

 

Week 2 Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon  12 noon Afternoon 2 p.m. 
Monday, May 14
Biology
Music Theory
Physics C: Mechanics Physics C:  Electricity and Magnetism
Tuesday, May 15 Calculus AB and BC French Language and Culture
Computer Science
 
Wednesday, May 16 English Language and Composition Italian Language and Culture
Macroeconomics
 
Thursday, May 17 Comparative Government and Politics
World History
Statistics  
Friday, May 18 Human Geography
Microeconomics
European History
Latin