• SAT and ACT Information

    Deadlines and Registration Forms
    SAT Registration:
    The quickest and easiest way to register is online:

    You need to register by mail if paying by check or money order
           (payable to “The College Board”). 

    Click here to find all current test dates and deadlines for SAT registration 

    ACT Registration:

    Click here to find all current test dates and deadlines for ACT registration

    High school code: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/lookuphs/ 

    ACT Fees
    ACT (no Writing)- $42.50
    ACT Plus Writing- $58.50
    Late registrations fee- +$27.50 to original price
    Test date change= +$25.00 to original price
    Viewing your scores- FREE
    All fees are non-refundable unless otherwise noted

    SAT Fees
    SAT $52.50
    SAT Subject Tests:
    Basic registration fee (per registration) $46
    Language with Listening Tests: +$26
    All other SAT subject tests: +16
    Change test, test date, or test center fee: $29
    Late fee: $29
    Scores received online or by mail are FREE
    $15 to receive scores by phone (per call)

    Students can select for score report requests in the registration up until 11:59pm on the Monday nine days after the published test date. Additional score report requests: $12

    How do I apply for waiver forms?
    See your guidance counselor for the forms
    ACT waiver req. http://www.actstudent.org/faq/feewaiver.html

    What does a fee waiver cover?
    SAT fee waiver covers 100% of the registration fees for a single test date
    *Can use up to 2 waivers for the SAT and 2 waivers for the SAT subject tests

    Entitled to use and automatically receive 4 college application fee waivers from the College Board at the start of your senior year
    Get a $40 discount on Official SAT online course when you order it during online registration (Originally $69.96)

    How do I know if I am eligible for the SAT waiver form?
    1. High school students in the U.S. or U.S. territories who can't afford to pay test fees may be eligible for SAT fee waivers.
    2. Fee waivers can be used for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests.
    3. U.S. citizens living outside the U.S. may also qualify for a fee waiver.
    4. Students must be in 11th or 12th grade to use an SAT fee waiver, or in 9th to 12th grade to use a Subject Test fee waiver.
    5. To be eligible, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:
          a. Enrollment in or eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
          b. Annual family income falls within the Income Eligibility Guidelines set by the USDA Food and Nutrition
          c. Enrollment in a federal, state, or local program that aids students from low-income families (e.g. Federal
             TRIO programs such as Upward Bound). 
          d. Family receives public assistance.
          e. Lives in federally subsidized public housing, or a foster home, or are homeless.
          f.  A ward of the state or an orphan.

    Importance of Tests for College Applications
    For many schools, you'll need to score 1400 or higher if you want a full ride based just your test score and GPA (which typically needs to be at least 3.5 for this type of scholarship, and often 3.75 or higher)

    8 Things to know about how colleges use admission Tests

    1. Majority of 4 year colleges use test scores in their admission decisions
    2. Test scores are not the most important factor: Most weight to grades and rigor of classes
    3. Most colleges publish student test-score information
    4. Tests let colleges find you
    5. Colleges may use scores to grant scholarships
    6. Scores might determine placement in college classes
    7. Majority 4 year colleges require scores
    8. Colleges consider multiple scores in different ways

    Prepare for the SAT/ACT
    Create your SAT study plan: http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-study-plan
    Information on cheaper/free classes: http://www.letsgetready.org/GetStarted/High-School-Students/Resources/1/
    Free study prep guides: http://www.methodtestprep.com/free-sat-act-study-guides
                           Add your name and email address; no fees
    FREE practice SAT test: http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-practice-test

    How do I send my scores to colleges, universities, or scholarship programs?
    View information here: http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/send-sat-score