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October 23, 2014
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PSAT/SAT/SAT II/ACT
 PSAT/SAT/SAT II/ACT

 PSAT
The PSAT (Preliminary SAT), qualifies you for the National Merit Scholarship. It is also a wonderful test to help you practice for the SAT.
The PSAT measures:
  • Critical reading skills
  • Math problem-solving skills
  • Writing skills
Why Take the PSAT?
  • Receive feedback on your strengths and weaknesses on skills necessary for college study.
  • See how your performance on an admissions test might compare with that of others applying to college.
  • Enter the completion for scholarships from National Merit Scholarships (grade 11).
  • Help prepare for the SAT.
  • Receive information from colleges when you check "yes" to the Student Search Service.
SAT
 
The SAT tests the subject matter learned by students in high school and how well they apply that knowledge, through critical thinking, mathematics and writing.
 
  • Three sections test critical reading (70 minutes total)
  • Three sections test mathematics (70 Minutes total)
  • Three sections test writing (60 minutes total)
  • One variable (unscored) section tests critical reading, mathematics, or writing (25 minutes total)
Why Take The SAT?
 
  • All colleges accept the SAT as an objective measurement of students' college readiness.
  • Taking the SAT gives students access to scholarship opportunities
  • Many colleges require the SAT or ACT as an entrance requirement.
 
ACT
 
The ACT tests what students have learned in high school courses in English, Mathematics and Science.
 
Sections Include:
 
  • English: 45 minutes
  • Math: 60 minutes
  • Reading: 35 minutes
  • Science: 35 minutes
  • Optional Writing: 30 minutes
Why Take The ACT?
 
  • Taking the ACT gives students access to scholarship opportunities.
  • There is no penalty for guessing on the ACT.
  • Many colleges require the ACT or the SAT as an entrance requirement.
 
Click here for more information on the PSAT.
Click here for more information on the SAT.
Click here for more information on the ACT.
 
SAT II- Subject Tests
 
Some colleges will require that you take SAT II Subject Tests.
  • Subject tests are a way for students to show their thorough knowledge of a certain subject, as well as their academic interest and determination to succeed.
    • For more information or to register click here
SAT Score Converter- Convert your SAT score to a comparable ACT Score
ACT Score Converter- Convert your ACT score to a comparable SAT Score.

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