It is recommended that all Juniors take either the SAT or the ACT during their Junior year!
What is on the SAT?
There are four SAT sections:
- Writing and Language
- Two Math sections - one with a calculator and one without a calculator
The SAT also includes an optional Essay section. SAT Essay scores are reported separately from overall test scores. Some colleges may require that you complete the SAT Essay. You can confirm each college's admissions policies on their website or through this link
What is on the ACT?
There are four ACT sections:
- Math - you may use a calculator
The ACT also includes an optional 40-minute Writing Test. Some colleges may require that you complete the ACT Writing Test. You can confirm each college's admissions policies on their website or through this link
Not sure which test is right for you? Try some practice questions to help: click here for practice
Upcoming SAT dates: December 5th, March 13th, May 8th, June 5th
Upcoming ACT dates: December 12th, February 6th, April 17th, June 12th
Fee waivers are available. Please stop into the Counseling Center for more information.